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Hillary Pumpkin
So what exactly is the Hillary equivalent of "Trumpkin"? I heard Howlery, but that seems more like a werewolf costume... and Clint-kin or Clinton-kin doesn't sound very nice. Pumpkin-ary? Pump-tin? Hillary-kin? I think I like that... Hillary-kin. Not to be ...

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My Trumpkin
After a four year hiatus from carving (I blame residency), I got back into pumpkin carving this year!  This year, I jumped on the trend and carved a Trumpkin! I took the original picture from the web:  Source:   http://media3.s-nbcnews.com/j/newscms/2015_33...

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My new job to innovate in primary care
I finished residency this year in June. After 7 years in training, I finally get to do what I set out to do: make my patients healthier. One tiny problem, I'm not exactly sure how to do that.  It isn't just me though, as a healthcare system, we haven't figu...

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You can only do what you're going to do
I'm continuing on my series of posts on advice I share with patients who are interested in losing weight or starting a healthy lifestyle. Today, I'm going to share my most used motto that I tell all my patients interested in lifestyle modification. They've ...

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Don't lose weight to be healthy
For the next few posts, I just want to talk about pieces of advice that I give patients who tell me they want to lose weight. This isn't so much for other clinicians who have their own styles (that may or may not work better for you than mine would anyways)...

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Now that residency is coming to a close, decided to restart up my blog.

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Return to Blogging
"Trust me, I'm a panda" Sorry for the hiatus from posting, but being a family medicine resident the last 3 years left me with little time to do much else. As mentioned in a previous post, " You can do anything, you just can't do everything ". Something had ...

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Final post in a 3 post series, this one about writing notes and how it corresponds to different levels for billing purposes.

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Second in my series of billing and coding going over what codes are, and defining CPT, E&M, and ICD-9 codes.

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Alright, 1) I'm back to blogging, but not on my own blog just yet, that's coming, but 2) This is a huge soap box of mine and something I think is very important that we lack in medical education.
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