Monthly Archives: November 2010

In the lab, in the clinic, in the board room, and at home: a life in the balance

Growing up alongside a twin brother, it never occurred to Joanne B. Weidhaas, M.D., Ph.D., that men and women might be treated differently. She could, she believed, do whatever she wanted to do. Perhaps this notion, which the chief of … Continue reading

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Leading with Vision

Yale glaucoma specialist is also helping to bring eye cancers into the light Patients go out of their way to see Yale ophthalmologist James C. Tsai, M.D., M.B.A. One traveled four-and-a-half hours from Long Island. Another takes a car service … Continue reading

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Greenway Planning is Food for Thought for Westside Residents

Salena Lynch has lived in west Athens on the Middle Oconee River for 25 years. When she received a letter this month saying that the city plans to run the Middle Oconee River Greenway behind her house, her first thought … Continue reading

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Addieville: A Neighborhood with a Story

T.J. Shelton is blind, but his mind’s eye sees 20/20. In his Athens Avenue home on a rainy fall evening, the elderly black man rose from his recliner and groped his way through the Addieville of his memory: a bustling … Continue reading

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Hammad Aslam, 1st Year Med Student

This fall, Augusta-based Medical College of Georgia welcomed a medical class of 230 students, the largest in the school’s history. Answering a call by the American Association of Medical Colleges for a 30 percent increase in U.S. medical school enrollment … Continue reading

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On the Train from Lisbon to Madrid

It was on a train in the middle of the night from Lisbon to Madrid that I started to read The Year of Magical Thinking. In it, Joan Didion said that one characteristic of successful people is that they believe … Continue reading

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