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What Doctors Can Learn From Musicians

Last week in my cello lesson, I spent an hour and a half on a single line of music. It was a snarly line, and I botched it heroically for 90 solid minutes. My teacher was patient, but uncompromising; I was met with blunt feedback at every step and left feeling wholly dispirited. 

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Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off

I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker. I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off. 

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Hawaii Has Doctor Crisis

Hawaii's doctor shortage is getting worse, and it's getting especially difficult to find a physician on its neighboring islands.The state is nearly 900 doctors short of the amount it should have based on population, according to the University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine's Area Health Education Center. 


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The Generation Y Physician

Tech-savvy. Attention-craving. Lazy, good-for-nothings.

These are a few of the many traits that have been commonly bestowed upon those born around the last two decades of the 20th century. Commonly known as Generation Y, this demographical cohort of 20-30-somethings has certainly sparked mixed reviews from its Gen X and Baby Boomer elders.

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