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About Me: doctor in practice in rural Maine. Happily married 30 years. Raise animals, grow fruit orchard(apples and peaches),cut firewwod for heat.

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  • Posted 03/31/2013 09:00:28 EDT

    I am a physician now. But back in 1975 while a senior in college (age 21) I drove a Red Cab in Brookline for several months. I enjoed it but even then I had to pay a bribe evry night to the "Jimmy Fun more »

  • Posted 05/05/2011 05:52:44 EDT

    Very sad to read ANY negative comments on Bill Russell. The man lived in a racist city and put up with hatred that today would be seen as horrifying. He was despite this a calm solid prescence who sim more »

  • Posted 04/17/2011 09:42:31 EDT

    I treat these injuries every day as a sports and general podiatric physician. I could see immediatly that the "calf ' injury was clearly related to the achilles , as it almost ALWAYS is. I was amazed more »

  • Posted 04/17/2011 09:15:48 EDT

    Better yet, FIRE JULIEN TODAY , to get the players attention now before this is over after next loss tomorrow. Get Neely on bench for the playoffs the way Harry sindon came out of GM chair once to fin more »

  • Posted 04/17/2011 09:12:11 EDT

    I never liked Julien from day one of his hiring. He is passionless and dry and boring. Hockey like football is an emotion driven game. There is no emotion there no push players to next level . Bill Be more »

  • Posted 04/09/2011 08:23:12 EDT

    1. Maybe this will finally shut up all the ENABLERS around here who never got it about this guy. He was a toaal JERK who happened to have a God given talent most of us would die for, and screwed it up more »

  • Posted 03/06/2011 12:29:14 EST

    I am a foot doc (podiatrist)  . AND YES I believe the banana may indeed kill warts. I had a wart on my finger that wouldnt respond to freezing. I began eating a lot of frozen bananas at that time and more »

  • Posted 02/27/2011 09:06:00 EST

    I am no liberal and intensely dislike both parties and all their politicking.

  • Posted 07/23/2010 05:53:39 EDT

    Dante Scarnecchia is probably one of the finest coaches in ALL professional sports. He is like having a second head coach AND without the ego. He is content to teach and work behind the scene. I would more »

  • Posted 07/23/2010 01:29:53 EDT

    By the way the specific damage occurs at the anterior extensor tendons to the toes causing the toes to be permanently pulled UP. Also, peroneal tendons overwork and can pull out of the normal location more »

  • Posted 07/23/2010 01:22:42 EDT

    I will respond to a couple of points made here using my looking at over 20,000 pairs of feet in 22 years as a sports med / biomechanics podiatrist. Yes there are places where people go barefoot. Howev more »

  • Posted 07/23/2010 08:42:14 EDT

    I am a podiatist with 22 years experience specializing in biomechnics. I trained many physical therapists and other medical specialists including the entire Canadian military footcare specialists. I a more »

  • Posted 07/23/2010 08:33:17 EDT

    I am a podiatrist with 22 years experience specializing in biomechanics. I have taught more »

  • Posted 07/21/2010 05:58:26 EDT

    I dont like to criticze writers usually but this article is CRAP. What a moronic piece of garbage. As a writer you have NO business giving advice to a player. END OF STORY. more »

  • Posted 06/27/2010 08:49:11 EDT

    As a foot surgeon , I will add that the navicular is the WORST bone to fracture in the foot. The blood flow is poor and the navicular is the keystone to the medial arch. It does not bear direct weight more »

  • Comment on: Pedroia%20update

    Posted 06/26/2010 05:37:18 EDT

    I am a foot surgeon. the navicular is the WORST bone to fracture in the foot. It has a poor blood supply and is VERRY dificult and slow to heal . This kind of fracture is what ended Kevin McHales care more »

  • Comment on: 'Celtics don’

    Posted 05/22/2010 09:43:47 EDT

    No matter what, DOC RIVERS is one of the most asstute coaches and understanders of athletes minds. If the players listen to him they win. He is able to usually get this , even with todays self involve more »

  • Posted 05/22/2010 09:33:34 EDT

    When did that JERK FATT BUTT Ortiz become king withhis edicts to "live or die with me"? Now he thinks he can make the rules. Shipping him to Japan would be a good move. What a collossal self centered more »

  • Posted 05/21/2010 09:52:38 EDT

    What a JERK!!!!! I cannot stand his "poor me" B.S. If he is unhappy , he should see a shrink and complain. Maybe if he actually had a real job he might see reality. And , TRY ACTUALLY RUNNING TO FIRST more »

  • Posted 05/08/2010 10:04:14 EDT

    I said this long before the championship 2yearsago , and continue to say it , Pierce is an overpaid overhyped player. He will never be up there with any of the Celtic greats as he lacks the heart and more »

  • Posted 05/06/2010 05:43:55 EDT

    Trade Big Puppy NOW while he is "HOT". Maybe we can get a tomato can to be named later. more »

  • Posted 05/05/2010 03:39:12 EDT

    By Puppy goodby, by Puppy goodby; see you after September, see you after the summer is through. Here you are striking out at the plate while we sing the blues , summer vacation is becoming more depres more »

  • Posted 05/05/2010 03:27:57 EDT

    Repeat after me children; Big Puppy needs to go (OUT) , BIG PUPPY NEEDS TO GO , BIG PUPPY NEEDS TO GO---------------- more »

  • Comment on: 'Red Sox’

    Posted 05/04/2010 08:31:02 EDT

    Send BIG PUPPY to siberia and all will be well. more »

  • Posted 05/02/2010 05:24:10 EDT