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My Father Is Dying

11/23/14 – Somewhere around 2004 or so—I no longer remember the exact year—my father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. We’d been wondering why his legs had been feeling weak, and at first…Read More

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Decision Making At The End Of Life

3/21/10 – When I was a third-year medical student rotating for the first time on a general medicine service inpatient ward, my team admitted a 33-old woman in acute congestive heart failure….Read More