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Janet Arnold Rees never really entertained the idea of retirement. She didn’t need to, because she loved what she did. She embodied the adage that if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life. And through all her various jobs — teacher, preschool director, entrepreneur, th…


The Hippocratic Oath is something every physician takes when beginning a career in medicine. It’s a promise to “do no harm” and prioritize the patient above all else, lest the doctor lose their license and the patient their well-being.

Religious Life

One of my favorite things about this season is tuning into National Public Radio’s Chanukah Lights, one of the most successful NPR special programs over the past 30 years. The concept is simple: an hour-long program of stories about Chanukah broadcast during the Jewish holiday. As many of yo…


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After former House Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head outside a supermarket in Tucson in 2011, it wasn’t clear if she’d survive, let alone be able to speak. Giffords’ injuries, which led her to resign from office, left her with partial paralysis and aphasia, which makes it difficult for her to speak.

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