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Pamela Wible Postcard

Dear Dr. Wible,

I wanted to pose a couple questions to you after reflecting on your TED talk and a couple of your stories. Also I wanted to say that I truly appreciate the awareness you’re bringing to the dysfunction in medical training,

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The Shocking Ingredient in Natural Medicine →

So you think your medicine is natural. Ever wonder what’s inside? A product can be labeled “natural” if the main ingredient is from an animal, plant, or mineral. Arsenic, horse urine, and cow brain are natural. But are they natural for you?

Here are four drugs whose origins may surprise you:

Insulin was discovered in 1922.

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Health Insurance Isn’t Health Care →

Some call it Obamacare. Others abbreviate it PPACA. Is the Affordable Care Act the same as health care reform? Most would say yes. I disagree.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is primarily health insurance reform. The law attempts to protect patients from for-profit insurance companies through increased regulation of and expanded access to for-profit health insurance.

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