Patients, doctors, and legislators.

  title={Patients, doctors, and legislators.},
  author={Lisa Hope Harris},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={120 5},
A I prepared to examine a new patient, “B,” I commented on her lovely necklace. B told me that her mother had given it to her more than 20 years ago, when she was diagnosed with a serious medical condition. “Oh?” I asked. My curiosity was piqued—B hadn’t reported any important family history. Her mother, it turned out, had Huntington’s disease. The necklace… CONTINUE READING