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Why Not Us?

Why Not Us? I think there is a time in every physician's life, when they challenge the nature of illness. Not specifically the cause of illness, but why it has to exist at all in our world. As I evaluate and treat patients who seemingly have lost hope of ever recovering from some significant health disturbance in their life, I am constantly reminded that illness is a necessary evil that lurks in the shadows of our lives. One thing is certain, I do not believe an illness befalls... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Forensic Files

  Forensic Files Many years ago, I became immersed in the forensic side of toxicology. I traveled around the country, testifying in both civil and criminal cases. I participated in only two malpractice cases, and both physicians were found innocent of wrong doing. One of those cases involved a family physician who evaluated and treated a woman who had sustained a copperhead bite to her right leg in the mid-calf region. He had told the patient that his prayers to God would be answered... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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There are days that all of us regret. Some are related to a misunderstanding of some kind, others are related to a conflict we cannot resolve, yet others are due to chronic illness and how it affects our spirits. Chronic pain and fatigue makes cowards of every man, woman, and child. A life with chronic pain, for whatever reason, is difficult. There are two different types of chronic pain. One is somatic: some part of a person's body hurts all the time. The second is emotional: Post... Read More
at Wednesday, July 13, 2016
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