“That’s what we are all looking for.  A certain peace with the idea of dying.  If we know, in the end, that we can ultimately have that peace with dying, then we can finally do the really hard thing… Make peace with living. It’s natural to die.  The fact that we make such a big…

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Roasted Chicken with Clementines and Arak (or Ouzo)I was fortunate to receive a bottle of ouzo from one of my dear Greek patients. When I was in Turkey, I enjoyed relaxing over a small glass of ouzo, turned cloudy with ice. When I mentioned to one of my nurses, Shula, that I was so happy…

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My good friend from medical school forwarded me an article called Before I Go published in the Spring 2015 Stanford Medicine magazine. It was written so beautifully by a young neurosurgeon that it made me tear up. Dr. Kalanithi majored in English and biology at Stanford and then got a master’s in English literature before attending Yale School of Medicine. This…

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Here’s a perfect red, white and blue dessert for 4th of July weekend, adapted from the Washington Post!. I rarely bake, so on the few occasions I’ve needed a graham cracker crust, I’ve always grabbed Keebler right off the supermarket shelf. Well, the crust in this recipe takes about 5 minutes to prep and is delicious!…

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Fitness

On Saturday, August 6th, Lady Docs was proud to present our first health fair, Fitness and Wellness Expo, at the Hyattsville Branch Public Library. When we formed our group 4 years ago, we hoped to eventually use our collective knowledge to help inform a broader audience than only our own patients. In the interim, we…

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