Surviving A Dreadful Diagnosis

Posted on July 17th, 2020
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Every year in America, 1.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer. Another 1.5 million learn they have diabetes. And 720,000 others suffer their first heart attack. As one professional athlete said, “When I left home to go to the doctor’s office I was one person. After learning I had cancer, I came home a different person. Nothing […]

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Dr. Osterholm:  Covid’s “Darkest Days” Still Ahead

Posted on June 17th, 2020
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“We are not driving this tiger, we are riding it,” epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota told Chris Wallace during a Sunday television interview. The tiger in question is coronavirus.  And Dr. Osterholm is convinced it is a much more heinous foe than we have struggled with to date. “We are going to see […]

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Grammy Winner Lynn Harrell Overcame Tragic Deaths Through His Music

Posted on May 15th, 2020
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Tragic death was no stranger to Lynn Harrell. The legendary, Grammy winning cellist was 15 when his father died of cancer. Just over two years later, his mother was killed in an automobile accident. By the age of 18, he was on his own. “It took a long time to come to terms with it,” […]

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Dr. Robert Tenery: The Essence of a Physician

Posted on March 5th, 2020
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“A good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” This quote, which has been attributed to many sources, perfectly describes Dr. Robert Tenery of Dallas, Texas. He passed away at the age of 77 on February 3, 2020. For 46 years, he practiced ophthalmology at Medical City Hospital. […]

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Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes Investigate Death

Posted on February 28th, 2020
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In an era when social media was a handwritten letter, Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle were internationally famous celebrities. The illusionist who could vanish an elephant and the writer who created Sherlock Holmes were also the unlikeliest of friends. The only commonality was that both had a profound interest in life after death. The […]

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