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A Thanksgiving Message from an Interfaith Service at Saint Francis Episcopal Church in Potomac
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Wednesday, 21st November, 2018

I love Thanksgiving as it marks the beginning of the holiday season. It also reminds me of all the important relationships I have in my life. It’s a “home coming” kind of holiday ...

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Three Letters From Sarajevo
written by Nadia Hashimi, M.D.
on Saturday, 3rd November, 2018

On Sunday evening, my husband and I attended a music event at Strathmore, a concert meant to broaden our horizons. Three Letters from Sarajevo, by Goran Bregović, a diversely talented Serbian-Croatian ...

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Nevertheless, We Persist...
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 13th October, 2018

Two years ago, one of my 18 year old patients almost killed herself. Her mom told me how she came home abruptly from college and showed signs of severe depression. An emergency appointment with a ...

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A Day In Hiroshima: Tolling the Bell for Peace
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 1st September, 2018

Two weeks ago we were in Japan. It was an amazing and interesting country and culture for us to explore. The Japanese we met during our trip were so polite, so gentle, and very formal in many ways. ...

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On Valor and Vitality - Lessons from Senator McCain's 'Battle' Against Cancer
written by Nadia Hashimi, M.D.
on Thursday, 30th August, 2018

Senator John McCain’s “maverick” politics placed him among the most intriguing contemporary legislators. His policies and feud with the current president continue to inspire support ...

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Tomato Day: A Morning at Carrboro Farmers Market
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 21st July, 2018

Every time my husband and I are in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, visiting my parents-in-law, we make sure to join them for the Saturday ritual of going to the wonderful Carrboro Farmers Market. The market is ...

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A Summer BBQ Festival: A Face of America
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 24th June, 2018

The summer is finally descending on to our area. It seems as if the rain has been incessant, soaking my treasured tropical and cactus plants on my deck. We saw some speckles of sun yesterday and decided to ...

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Parts Unknown: What I Will Miss About Anthony Bourdain
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Thursday, 14th June, 2018

Over the years, I have heard of many suicides from patients and friends, from the media on famous people like the Hemingway family members or actor Robin Williams. There was an elderly patient who went ...

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Basic Strategies for Stress Management
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018

Everyone deals with stress in his or her own way. Some of us seem to have as busy and as stressful a life as others, yet we seem to have little or no anxiety or depression, whereas others in similar situations ...

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Letter to Johanny : Another Step to the Stars!
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 21st April, 2018

Dear Johanny, It has been three years since we first met, you as a third year college student from the Georgetown Scholarship Program, me as an obstetrician who came to tell you and your friends ...

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