Patients anonymously share their health stories to help others and to heal

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Michael J. Fox on acting with Parkinson’s, taking the wrong roles and staying positive: ‘Until it’s not funny anymore, it is funny.’“ I’d developed a relationship with Parkinson’s,” said Fox, 57, “where I gave the disease its room to do what it needed to do and it left me areas I could still flourish in.”

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Listening to the experience of my roommate in the cancer ward was like a kind of sonar, an echo bouncing back to me from my own future path, hinting at what’s to come

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Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of health care

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My Human Doctor

October 4, 2018

Medical school teaches us to examine, to research, to treat. We don’t learn to err and recover

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According to participants in the docuseries, producers promised compassion but delivered exploitation instead

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“Recently I did something that many people would consider unthinkable, or at least perverse. Before going to see “Avengers: Infinity War,” I deliberately read a review that revealed all of the major plot points, from start to finish.” Vera Tobin writes, “As a cognitive scientist who studies the relationship between cognition and narratives, I know that movies – like all stories – exploit our natural tendency to anticipate what’s coming next”

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“They’re not gonna want me to play ‘babies in space’,” says Greg O’Brien. “You know, where I pick ’em up in my hands and I swirl them around over my head like a rocket ship. I always say ‘Babies! In! Spaaaaace!’ “

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