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If only one died today

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that ... Read more

Remembering the legend of Rayburn

The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House, Sam Rayburn, coined a famous phrase he used often and imparted to young congressmen when they would arrive ... Read more

What will be the future of higher ed?

COVID-19 has disrupted almost all aspects of life, including higher education.  Colleges moved classes online during the spring semester and some observers believe that this ... Read more

Did we give informed consent?

Our Federal and state governments implemented unprecedented measures beginning in March to stem the spread of COVID-19. Read more

Recalling the 1965 special session

The legislature meets in regular session every year for three-and-a-half months. Read more

Let’s make love, respect ‘go viral’

Healthcare workers on the front lines are battling the novel coronavirus as it sweeps across the world. While the virus itself wreaks havoc and generally ... Read more

Extended visitor screening at TRMC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Troy Regional Medical Center has allowed limited visitation to patients, using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines as ... Read more

Say thanks to a nurse today

Today marks National Nurses Day, the start of a week-long event honoring nurses throughout America for their dedication and compassion. Read more

Understanding markets and medicine

Would you try an unproven drug to treat COVID-19?  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has understandably not approved any drug for this brand-new illness.  ... Read more

Memories of tramps and kindness

At first thought, the tattered man standing at my door was a tramp. Hat in hands and his eyes cast downward. Read more

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