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EXTRA: WE’RE NUMBER 2! :(

WE’RE NUMBER 2 L By Leonard Zwelling          The rumors had actually been circulating for over a year. MD Anderson was going to be dethroned as the King of the Cancer Centers. Of course, MD Anderson was never the number one cancer center because such a designation does not exist. What MD Anderson could claim ...

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ARAFAT AND SITTING BULL

Yasser Arafat and Sitting Bull: Palestinians and Indians, Israelis and White Americans By Leonard Zwelling          No one can fail to be disturbed by the latest developments in the Middle East. As if the crises in Iraq and in Syria were not sufficiently upsetting, the kidnapping and killing of both Israeli and Palestinian young people ...

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BANDON DUNES

Bandon Dunes (Dedicated to Dr. Stu Levine, my brother from another mother who shared the adventure with Genie and me and to Dr. Marty Raber who should have been there and hopefully will be next time) By Leonard Zwelling          It has been said that this is as close to Scottish golf as you can ...

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FAILURE

Failure (This is a longer one than usual. Sorry. Too much to say for brevity) By Leonard Zwelling       Success is more fun than failure, but it is also more transient. When I accomplish a goal that I established for myself, I am certainly pleased, but only for a minute. I am on to the ...

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THEY’RE FIRING THE WRONG PRESIDENT

They’re Firing the Wrong President By Leonard Zwelling          Like an interminable academic soap opera, the drama of “Game of Regents” goes on. Now, according to the Houston Chronicle, out-going Chancellor Cigarroa has delivered an ultimatum to popular UT-Austin President William Powers. “Resign or be fired.” It is my presumption that Cigarroa has the backing ...

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MEDICINE, INC.

Medicine, Inc By Leonard Zwelling          The practice of medicine has always been characterized by being a two-person endeavor. One person was the sick one. He or she was usually called a patient (although they have turned into encounters, units and visits). The other person was the one trying to help the sick one. He ...

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THREE BOYS

Three Boys (Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, Naftali Fraenkel) By Leonard Zwelling          The word hit the wires on June 30. The bodies of the three teenagers missing from the West Bank have been found under rocks in a field near Hebron. They were shot.          First thoughts are for revenge and it is without doubt ...

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