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Holistic Experience

The Westminster Experience is one in which we can term holistic.  Everything about Westminster-the small, close knit community, the liberal arts education, the quad as freshmen, Greek life, club and organization involvement, lecture series, honor societies, small classes, relationships among … Continue reading

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The Art of Healing

The Art of Healing W.H. Auden (In Memoriam David Protetch, M.D.) Most patients believe dying is something they do, not their physician, that white-coated sage, never to be imagined naked or married. Begotten by one, I should know better. ‘Healing,’ … Continue reading

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WHIP Discovery Excites Researchers

Researchers at the Stevens Institues of Technology discovered the Werner Helicase Interacting Protein 1 (WHIP) while performing genetic investigations of the cell cycle.  WHIP is linked to progeria, or disease of premature aging at a young age.  It is specifically … Continue reading

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Healing Energy

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First Patient

This poem was written by a medical school student in honor of the donor who provided her with much in her Human Gross Anatomy class.   It is a beautiful tribute to a supporter who often is recognized but unthanked.  These donors, as … Continue reading

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Wit as a Disguise

The following is an excerpt from Margaret Edson’s award winning play, Wit: Vivian Bearing: So we have another instance of John Donne’s agile wit at work: not so much resolving the issues of life and God as reveling in their … Continue reading

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Art as Therapy

In the past few years, a new kind of therapy has come into fruition. Art Therapy.  There are a number of mediums, photographs, videos, music and singing, artwork, etc., that can be used as Art Therapy.  The concept behind Art … Continue reading

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