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Wild Card/Tuesday — 3/18/08

My son was telling me that his first duty upon his return to medical school next month is to learn how to do, ahem, sensitive exams — you know, ones that involve fingertips and coughing. Seems individuals volunteer to be examined by the medical students. Sorta like that “Seinfeld” episode featuring Kramer and Mickey. Now, it’s one thing to donate your body to science for postmortem examination. But who’d want to undergo a rectal exam in the name of science. Again and again? Junior sez the models require a certain amount of recovery time. That should go without saying. Now, for your Wild Card …


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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