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76-Year-Old Doctor Still Fighting for the Poor

For millions of Americans, health insurance is an unaffordable luxury. Fifty million U.S. citizens have none. A public health system exists, but it's only for those below the poverty line. Increasingl…

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A Global Apology On Behalf Of Physicians Everywhere

Since I wrote this post about the doctor-patient relationship of the broken, outdated, patriarchal system, I’ve been inundated with emails from all of you, telling me your horror stories. (Fortunately…

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The Difference Between Healing and Curing

Welcome back to The Pink Medicine blog series, wherein I share with you my vision for a new type of health care model, a model I call “Pink Medicine.” In a recent post, The Difference Between Sick…

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The Doctor-Patient Relationship: Part One

When I was training to become a physician, the rules of the broken, outdated, patriarchal medical system were made clear to me. They went something like this. The Old Medicine As your doctor, I …

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