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Bathroom wall reading: tips for a safer flu season

November 18th, 2004 · 1 Comment

While visiting a hospital clinic in Seattle today, I was surprised to discover reading material taped to the tile wall beside the restroom toilet: tips for a safer flu season from Dr. Jeff Duchin, Chief of Epidemiology, Public Health in Seattle and King County. I thought that the cutest point, so to speak was Learn [...]

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Powered by people

October 4th, 2004 · 1 Comment

Ted and Abigail had to go to soccer pictures early Saturday morning so I took Elisabeth and Michaela to the preschool gym class using the stroller and backpack. I figured why not? the weater was accommodating it was good exercise for me we could test out the new system of sidewalks I could use an [...]

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Prescription fix: DIY?

September 29th, 2004 · 1 Comment

I’m starting to believe medication is a miracle – that is if one can afford to fill a prescription. My doctor gave me some trial samples and I called to get a prescription for more. However, my pharmacy notified me that our insurance would not cover this particular drug. So I had to go back [...]

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I want my CME

September 18th, 2004 · Comments Off

While reading Jon Udell’s piece describing medbloggers, I made a few notes. First, I winced at the term Internet diary in an article Udell quoted – as if Kevin Pho MD is a teenage girl scribbling secret thoughts across the Web. There must be a better term to use to describe the tool of blogging. [...]

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Never buy an exercise machine

September 18th, 2004 · 3 Comments

When we moved to the island, I realized I needed a new way to exercise. Ted’s schedule changed so I wasn’t able to go for a walk or run outside before he left for work. I was pregnant and desperate. In this condition, I have made a few decisions that have impacted our lives… At [...]

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