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August 13, 2012
There are two types of people in this world:  those who spend much of their life trying to “remember” the essence of existence, their deepest origins, and the most profound meanings of life. These are the “rememberers.”  On the other hand, there are those who focus most of their energies upon “adapting” to the circumstances...
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Although the population of aging America is going to skyrocket in the next two decades, the practice of geriatric medicine is actually decreasing.  The number of certified geriatricians fell by a third between 1998 and 2004.  The reasons for this are very similar to the reasons for the decline in the practice of adolescent medicine...
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A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates a big increase in the percentage of teenage suicides from 2003 to 2004.   For all young people between the ages of 10 and 24, the suicide rate rose 8 percent.  This is the biggest single year increase in fifteen years.  The largest increase was in...
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