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January 10, 2015

     To ring in this New Year of 2015, I have decided to follow a format that is quite different from previous articles, in part to honor a request from my patients and in another part to share a story, which I hope will prove as valuable to others as it has been to me.  So, this article is less about teaching scientific principles and more about bonding on an emotional and experiential level, a place that can be just understood, without the need for interpretation or even words.

     I am the second of five children, born just a year apart and raised in a small town in western Nebraska.  My father was the consummate general practitioner, doing everything from setting broken bones, to removing inflamed gallbladders, to delivering the final three of his own children, and responding to an emergency call for his best friend who, as it turned out, he could not revive after a massive heart attack.  My mother was a registered nurse, who tended to patients on the ward and who wa...

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Elizabeth A Wanek, MD
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