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    November 24, 2015

    Medical Student Heroically Takes A Bullet To Stop A Kidnapper

    Today I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to a person that I know in the medical community, an individual who risked his life to help someone in need and who truly embodies the spirit of helping others. Last Friday at 4 am in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans, Peter Gold was shot in the stomach after intervening to prevent an armed robbery/kidnapping from taking place.

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    November 23, 2015

    10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Thanksgiving

    In just a few short days, families across America will gather to gives thanks, eat until their bellies nearly burst, and enjoy football games during one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season for most people, whether they regard that fact with eager anticipation or marked dread. Here are 10 little-known facts about this holiday that have nothing to do with the pilgrims, the Mayflower, or pumpkin pie.

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    November 18, 2015

    Laughing Your Way To Wellness

    Laughter is the best medicine. We've all heard it before, probably several times, throughout our lives. Its one of those pithy clichés that gets exclaimed so frequently that it has almost reached the point of redundancy - but does this proverb actually hold some truth, or is it just another ancient platitude passed on through cultural and oral traditions? A good, hearty laugh is well known to be able to boost one's mood, if only temporarily. But I found myself wondering if laughter has any quantifiable health benefits aside from a short-term morale boost.

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