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Medicine Isn’t Attractive Any More

Since 2007, the arc of my college career has bent towards medical school. During that time, I had always been enamored of the prospect of solving difficult medical puzzles. I enjoy their complexity and the diversity of knowledge it requires to crack them. I was spurred on by shows like House, and if I could take his sheer capacity for problem solving, sans his acerbic disposition, and blend it with the humanity of Dr. “Hawkeye” Pierce of M*A*S*H* fame, that’s the brand of doctor I’d have emulated/Right Argument. More here.

Question: Right Argument goes on to say that Obamacare has forced him to abandon his dreams of becoming a doctor. Thoughts?


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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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