Language and Medicine

Hektoen International just published my essay on the importance of choosing our words carefully. Check it out here:

Language Lessons

I meant to learn Spanish a long time ago.  The years between college and medical school seemed like a clear opening, although I found plenty of ways to busy myself.  At one point I signed up for a Spanish Word of the Day email service, and dutifully copied and pasted each day’s nugget of knowledge …

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