Articles written by me on Self-care and Palliative Medicine
On Self-Care & Palliative Medicine

Hospice

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

I know you’ve heard the phrase, “Too close for comfort.”  In most cases, when we use it, we’re describing a near miss with some kind of danger—an automobile accident, a misstep coming down stairs or onto a curb, a potential mistake that might have been embarrassing, costly,

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A Haven in the Storm

A Haven in the Storm

    “Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea”                                                              Alfred Lord Tennyson     In early 19th century Europe, hospice was a rest house for travelers. Today,

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more