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A Medical Mystery, a Reporter, and a Month of Madness

In 2009, a young New York Post reporter contracted a brain infection and learned what it means to be alive, conscious, and not present in your own body. She also learned an important lesson about modern medical care. Read More

You're really in trouble with

You're really in trouble with general practitioners who don't keep up with the literature, because they seem to fall into lazy rituals of diagnosis that take the patient a lot of trial and error--and money--to find the right medical professional to correctly diagnose the problem.

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Denise Dellarosa Cummins, Ph.D., is the author Good Thinking, The Historical Foundations of Cognitive Science, and Evolution of Mind.

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