Tag Archives: pediatrics

‘Tis the Season…al Flu

These past few weeks have reminded me of an old Catholic joke. St. Peter’s at the Pearly Gates, and he’s checking his list of the recently departed when a new soul suddenly arrives without warning. St. Peter glances down at … Continue reading

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Spice Girl to Daddy: This food is bland!

Lately, my daughter has begun to reject food. At first my wife and I thought she might be coming down with something — especially after our hospital episode, we have been carefully monitoring our daughter’s sleeping and eating habits for … Continue reading

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ER Japan – Part Two

(Note: This is the second of two parts. The first described events leading up to my daughter’s hospital stay. The second examines more details of problems with Japanese pediatrics and the public hospital care system. Yes, this story is a … Continue reading

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