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George Szasz, CM, MD

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The mystery of sexuality
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A former colleague and ardent reader of the London Times brought my attention to an article in the 2 December 2017 issue: “Gay twin may offer an answer to mystery of our sexuality.” The mystery is how we become and act... Read More

Medical innovations
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Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the development and commercialization arm of the Cleveland Clinic, held its 15th annual Medical Innovations Summit in October 2017. A panel of doctors and researchers presented advancements... Read More

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As I was recently watching a brief video presentation on Medscape, “Do transgender patients feel welcome in your practice?”[1] my mind went to the memory of my over-35-year-long relationship with Margo, who was Johnny... Read More

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Pixie is an 8-year-old, well-padded, disciplined, loving dog; a mix of Cairn Terrier and Shih-Tzu. She comes to visit us once a week for about 1 hour. It has become a ritual: the caregivers and I have chairs already... Read More

Dying with dignity
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One of my friends died 2 weeks ago. It was a scheduled, doctor-assisted death, with family present. He wanted to die on the Wednesday of that week, but the doctor was not available on that day. My friend laughingly told... Read More

Remembrance Day 2017
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This year, with the recent fiery words from politicians about the threat of a nuclear war, remembering the First World War (1914–1918) at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month will take on an added significance.... Read More