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Entries from October 2006

I feel better today.

October 8th, 2006 · 6 Comments

I feel better today for a variety of reasons. First, it was a beautiful day here in Boston. Not a cloud in the sky. A perfectly comfortable 68 degrees. A nice relaxing day at home.
I took my now weekly walk around Jamaica Pond and have posted some of the photos for […]

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Tags: Blogging · Boston · Tidbits

#1 with a Bullet

October 3rd, 2006 · 14 Comments

A very strange story appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s website today. Being post-call from a busy night on the bone-marrow transplant ward, I feel compelled to share it with you. Plus, I think I’m going to start my own blog meme. A dark and creepy blog meme.So, the story reports […]

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Tags: Blogging · Music

Limits.

October 2nd, 2006 · 2 Comments

I like to think that I have boundless enthusiasm in caring for my patients.  I consider myself the type of physician who isn’t afraid to allow his patients into his life a little, to go out of his way to share the special moments in the lives of his patients and their families.  You know, […]

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Tags: Medicine

2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

October 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

Wow. Talk about a young technology getting recognized quickly by the Nobel committee. The 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was just announced a couple of hours ago and it went to Andrew Fire and Craig Mello for the discovery of RNAi (RNA interference). The two scientists who won are young […]

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Tags: Science