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Birthday Wish

When he was 20, he lost his mother to “a bad pneumonia.”  He took to smoking to deal with the loss – the smell of cigarettes reminding him so pleasantly … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

My Singing Voice

“Why are we whispering?” the bleary night float intern asks. My sigh sounds more like a wheeze. “We aren’t,” I reply in my very best breathy gravel.  “I just have … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sick Day

Identifying data: Mrs. Mullberry Whine is a 20-something female medical student who presents for evaluation of sore throat, productive cough, and fever x1day. Chief Complaint:  “My throat is killing me … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

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The views expressed on "Mullberry Whine" are NOT intended to diagnose or treat disease.
The med-ed related stories described here are based on real events. Details have been changed in accordance with HIPAA de-identification guidelines to protect confidentiality.
Mullberry Whine can be enjoyed daily; there is no unsafe quantity. Real wine, though, should be enjoyed in moderation. At-Risk Drinking for males under 65 is defined as >14 alcoholic beverages per week or >4/day, with >7 drinks a week or >3/day being the cut-off for females under 65 and for anyone, male or female, who has graced this planet for 65 years for more. Drink Mullberry Whine like there are no consequences. But drink alcohol responsibly. Your friends, your family, your health-care provider, and your liver - heck, ALL of the organs in your body - will thank you.