Patients’ stories

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  • The  weather in India is often sultry, and since the tale of bricks is always  a fixed quantity, and the only liberty allowed is permission to work  overtime  and  get  no  thanks,  men  occasionally  break  down  and  become as mixed as the metaphors in this sentence.    Heatherlegh  is  the  dearest  doctor  that  ever  was,  and  his  invariable  prescription to all his patients is, “lie low, go slow, and keep cool.” 

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  • If a picture is worth a thousand words, a good story is worth many columns of statistics. Stories present ideas, conflicts, and, sometimes, resolution. They have depth and dimension, drama and emotion, making them more memorable than data alone. This belief in the power of the story encouraged us—with support from the Kellogg Foundation—to start the Narrative Matters section of Health Affairs in 1999.

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  • The Hollywood Renaissance embraced aspects of ‘art’ cinema to some extent, but it proved short-lived, the product of a period of transition that soon passed in the later 1970s, with both the consolidation of a blockbuster-centred regime in Hollywood and a political turn to the right in American culture. Space for edgier, more questioning or ‘difficult’ filmmaking was generally reduced in Hollywood from the end of the decade.

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  • I am a cardiologist—a physician who specializes in the prevention and medical treatment of heart disease. I have spent the past twenty-five years fully engaged in the battle to lower the likelihood of heart disease for my patients and my country. In addition to my work with patients, I have written several cardiology textbooks and continue to edit the major intensive care textbook in the country, Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine. I have also written books for the general public concerning simple steps that we can all take to lower our risk of heart disease.

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  • John Deereis the world‟s leading manufacturer of farm equipment. In the fall of 2010, the company launched a giveaways campaign, in which the prize was one of its tractors customized by a famous automobile designer. “In a departure from traditional equipment promotions, John Deere has launched its unique Big Buck customized 4020 tractor giveaway, as well as significant purchase incentives on utility tractors for customers for the end of 2009 and into 2010,” read the press releaseannouncing the campaign.

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  • The ruler of a planet with a black dwarf sun had called a meeting of the council. It was some time before they were assembled, and he waited patiently without thought. When the patchwork of mentalities was complete he allowed the conclusions of the prognosticator to occupy his mind. A wall of unanimous incredulity sprang up. The statement was that when the

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  • Developing and managing Pollution Probe’s Mercury Pro- gramme has been one of the most challenging, interesting and rewarding activities of my career. Challenging, when one realizes how difficult it is to change institutions and policies, even though the solutions appear so obvious. Interesting, in the extraordinary story that mercury has played, and contin- ues to play in commerce, ecosystems and human health.

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  • The next step beyond mediation is arbitration, in which an impartial third party (an arbitrator) hears both sides of the dispute in an out-of- court setting. The arbitrator is an attorney who acts much like a judge, listening to both sides of the story but not actively participating in discussion. You and your opponent will have the opportunity to present evidence and witnesses. After hearing the facts, the arbitrator will make a decision. In your contract, you will specify whether the decision of the arbitrator is binding or non-binding.

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  • This is a medical detective story: beginning with the investigation of a disease that has killed or crippled at least a million people, and then following up clues that ranged much wider. One outcome was the production of a synthetic chemical that we now, nearly all of us, consume in small quantities each day in our food. The detectives had a variety of professions and spoke different languages.

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  • On the day the Earth vanished, Herman Raye was earnestly fishing for trout, hip-deep in a mountain stream in upstate New York. Herman was a tall, serious, sensitive, healthy, well-muscled young man with an outsize jaw and a brush of red-brown hair. He wore spectacles to correct a slight hyperopia, and they had heavy black rims because he knew his patients expected it. In his off hours,

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  • Infection with HPV is highly prevalent among gay and bisexual men. This population also has a high incidence of HPV-associated anal lesions and cancer. Gay and bisexual men living with HIV have an even higher inci- dence and progression of disease. This is similar to the story for cervical cancer. However, with strong advocacy and a concerted effort by researchers, clinicians, and public health leaders, dramatic reductions in the incidence of cervical cancer have been achieved.

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  • "Is it time?" Jarth Rolan asked anxiously. Pilot Lan Barda pushed him gently back into a seat. "No, but very soon. And be calm—you're jumpier than a human." "But we've waited so long—yes, a long time. And I am anxious to get home." Lan peered calmly out of his vehicle. They were hovering in Earth's upper atmosphere, at the permitted limit. "Be patient. These people have almost

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  • One initiative has already begun to address the need for further monitoring of climate change impacts. The ECN Central Coordination Unit, working with the national conservation agencies, has developed plans for a network of sites to monitor the effects of climate change on biodiversity at designated conservation sites, using a subset of ECN measurements.

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  • Miss Abercrombie, the manual therapist patted the old man on the shoulder. "You're doing just fine, Mr. Lieberman. Show it to me when you have finished." The oldster in the stained convalescent suit gave her a quick, shy smile and went back to his aimless smearing in the finger paints. Miss Abercrombie smoothed her smock down over trim hips and surveyed the other patients working at the long tables in the hospital's arts and crafts shop. Two muscular and bored attendants in spotless whites, lounged beside the locked door and chatted idly about the Dodgers' prospects for the pennant....

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  • The story of India is one of growth, gains and gaps. With an economy that is going from strength to strength, benefiting from the demographic dividend of a young and growing workforce, this largest democracy of the world is also home to the largest number of children in the world. With this growth come real gains for India’s children and women.

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  • People who pursue careers in Internal Medicine are drawn to the specialty by a love of patients, mechanisms, discovery, education, and therapeutics. We love hearing the stories told to us by our patients, linking signs and symptoms to pathophysiology, solving the diagnostic dilemmas, and proposing strategies to prevent and treat illness. It is not surprising given these tendencies that internists prefer to continue their life-long learning through problem solving. This book is offered as a companion to the remarkable 17th edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.

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  • The field of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine continues to build excitement for the medical community as a whole. To be able to visualize fundamental molecular and biochemical processes in patients in a meaningful way has truly become reality. Of all the available molecular probes and tools it is clear that FDG with PET-CT is one of the true clinical success stories. Very few would have been able to predict the eventual impact of a simple glucose analog as a marker for imaging cancer, hibernating myocardium, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and many other important disease processes....

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  • Over the past few decades the field of neurology has seen spectacular developments in diagnostic techniques, most vividly exemplified by modern neuroimaging and molecular genetics. Although not always at the same speed this evolution has gone hand in hand with an enlarging armentarium of effective therapies to treat neurological disease.

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  • Founded in 1902, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the United States. Housed in seven buildings in west Los Angeles, including three, 16-story towers, Cedars- Sinai has more than 2,000 attending physicians and more than 8000 staff members from all walks of life (including research, teaching and community service), all involved in the care of patients.

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  • [Sleight-of-hand theories alone cannot explain the mysteries of "magic" as practiced by that eminent Frenchman who revolutionized the entire art, and who was finally called upon to help his government out of a difficuity--Robert-Houdin. The success of his most famous performances hung not only on an incredible dexterity, but also on high ingenuity and moral courage, as the following pages from his "Memoirs" will prove to the reader. The story begins when the young man of twenty was laboring patiently as apprentice to a watchmaker.

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