I’d Never Steer You Wrong

The problem with giving advice is that you sort of have to know what you're talking about in order to make a difference in someone else's life. It's not a hard and fast rule, though. Many people fake it. They express a noticeable sense of self-confidence and put up strong airs about their superior knowledge. We call such people blowhards, …

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Is That a Hernia in Your Abdomen, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

If you're like me, you get rattled when latex gloves are pulled out of the examination room drawer. It's when... and I apologize for this... the rubber meets the road during a doctor's office exam. That's the point at which the appointment figuratively speaking goes from getting to know one another over lattes at Peet's, to warily searching for the …

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