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9 May 2014

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, May 8, 2014,


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28 February 2014

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, February 27, 2014,


The Digital Age... Humbug!
    Believe me, I've tried. The phenomenon is not exclusive to medical books (though I do feel it is particularly true with them).  I just can't read books off tablet computers.  There are exceptions though.  I can read comics just fine!  And books that were made specifically with their digital aspect in mind seem to do okay.  But academic textbooks, novels that were traditional then translated to an e-book, and magazines don't seem to do so well with me.  It may be ...

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27 February 2014

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, February 26, 2014,


A Positive Twist
    We were taught pretty early on that as doctors we need to gain patients' trust to get the best and most relevant information out of them in order to help them appropriately.  It seemed easy enough at first but after a few patients one begins to realize just how difficult it can be sometimes.  No two patients are the same.  I've gone as far as acting like a clown to get a patient to like me (not that it wasn't fun, because it was).
    Of course, every now and then we have t...

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7 February 2014

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, February 6, 2014,

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14 January 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, January 13, 2014,

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2 December 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, December 1, 2013,

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27 November 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, November 26, 2013,

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21 October 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, October 20, 2013,

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9 October 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, October 8, 2013,

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9 September 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, September 8, 2013,

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23 August 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, August 22, 2013,

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4 June 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, June 4, 2013,

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16 May 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, May 15, 2013,

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8 May 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, May 7, 2013,

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1 May 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, April 30, 2013,


Traditional medicine is not inherently bad, in fact some have been scientifically proven to be beneficial in certain ailments.  For more information, do read this fact sheet on traditional medicine by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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20 April 2013

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, April 19, 2013,


Seriously, for more information on the potential virus-fighting capabilities of beer, click HERE.

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Layman's Terms

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, June 13, 2012,


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My World

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, June 12, 2012,

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Lolly Magic

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, May 18, 2012,


    Hey everyone!  Here's a bonus comic strip for today! :D
    Looks like another year has passed and it's Dialogue Free Comics Day once more!  Organized annually by Noel Curry, he explains "Dialogue Free Comics Day" as follows:
    "Too often, when writing webcomics I forget that this is primarily a visual artform and so to emphasise that, I’ve set myself the challenge of posting a dialogue free comic on that day..."
    I've contributed every year so far and yet it's still hard to kick the...
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Clinical Eye

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, May 17, 2012,

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Medical Question

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, May 8, 2012,

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Hot Proposal

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, May 7, 2012,

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Function or Form

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, January 23, 2012,

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Prescription Request

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, January 20, 2012,

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Blue on Blues

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, January 19, 2012,

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Preventive Ounce

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, January 18, 2012,

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Guest Comic by T. Andrew Dempsey

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, December 13, 2011,
Originally posted in http://www.mylifeinthetrenches.com.  Re-published here with permission.


    This hilarious comic strip is by T. Andrew Dempsey, the heart and soul of the webcomic, My Life in the Trenches!

    Tim asked me if he could have Rianne guest in his comic as a doctor again, and I was more than happy to oblige!  Tim is one artist I know who gets the good doctor.  In this comic, it particularly shows in her prolonged interjection, "Dear Mother-of-Pearl!"

    I don't know if anyone ha...
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Sunshine Share

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, November 7, 2011,

    This comic page was my contribution to the Indies Maximus anthology/sampler comic book given out last Free Comic Book Day.  It's significant in several ways.  One of the most striking is the fact that it's a longform page, something I'm not used to doing.  It's also a return to Black & White, as the book was printed as such.  Furthermore, the panels were hand-drawn!  In a way, all the back-to-basics was a welcome change from the ever-growing digital aspect of the production of Callous Com...
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Another Chapter Ends

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, October 27, 2011,


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Medicine Digitized

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, October 12, 2011,


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In the Same Vein

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, October 3, 2011,


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I've Got News

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, September 29, 2011,


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Too Quiet

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, September 21, 2011,


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On Indigestion

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, September 19, 2011,


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Attentive

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, September 12, 2011,


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Facade

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, September 7, 2011,


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A Break from Break

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, April 20, 2011,


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Gum-drum

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, April 19, 2011,


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It's Magic!

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, April 12, 2011,


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Take a Seat

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, April 7, 2011,


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Head Cheese

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, April 4, 2011,


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Gift Guilt

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, April 3, 2011,


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Fast Operator

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, March 28, 2011,


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Language Barrier

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, March 16, 2011,


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Perils of Panache

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, March 15, 2011,


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Thought Block

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, March 14, 2011,


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Morning Cup

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, March 10, 2011,


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Doctors Gone Blind

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, March 8, 2011,


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Pruritic Anxiety

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, February 21, 2011,


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Ambulatory Argument

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, February 14, 2011,


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On Persistence

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, February 5, 2011,


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Hot Shot

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, February 4, 2011,


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No Err, No Foul

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, January 28, 2011,


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Viral Vacation

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, January 27, 2011,



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Proxy Fun

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, January 26, 2011,



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Ill Will

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, January 20, 2011,


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Try Again

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, January 17, 2011,


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Forget About It

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, January 16, 2011,


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Living Initiation

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, January 15, 2011,


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Skills

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, January 13, 2011,


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Urgency

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, January 12, 2011,


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Throat Hurts

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, January 10, 2011,


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Guest Comic by Teddy Pavon

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, January 2, 2011,

This guest comic is by Teddy Pavon, artist of the online comic series, Work in Progress!

I first met Teddy during the 2010 Metro Comic Con, where he and Work in Progress writer, Hub Pacheco, were going around the event floor handing out free copies of their series' introductory chapter.  I once again met the duo at Komikon 2010 when they released the printed first chapter of their comic (which I was fortunate to get a copy of as I heard they sold out fast).

Work in Progress is the story of Eli,...
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Pectoral Mess

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, December 29, 2010,

Ernest John Daryll Fiestan, author of the splendidly rendered Crazy Metro comic strip series, has produced several guest comics for Callous Comics in the past.  Check them out HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE!  He even made THIS fantastic piece for the 2010 Holiday season!

Crazy Metro has a nice set of characters and I figured I would try my hand at making a crossover comic as well!  I gave Ernest this comic strip several days ago but he insisted it appear here before he posts it anywhere else.

This ...
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Discombobulated

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, December 11, 2010,


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Prophylactic Diet

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, December 5, 2010,


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Our Own Point of View

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, November 7, 2010,


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Guest Cartoon by Dustin Reese

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, October 23, 2010,
Beginning the Halloween season for Callous is this guest cartoon by Dustin Reese, who writes and illustrates the excellent comic series, Plus One!  Considering this particular patient load, I'm surprised the ER staff is so well-composed!

Dustin has done several guest work for Callous in the past.  Check out his previous contributions HERE and HERE!

Be sure to read his sprawling pregnancy-to-parenting adventure series, Plus One!
Plus One - A Webcomic
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Something's Wrong

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, October 18, 2010,


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Guest Comic by Katherine Curtis

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, October 7, 2010,
This guest cartoon is by Katherine Curtis, the great talent behind the brilliant comic series, Our Perfect World!  Once again, Katherine has been gracious enough to lend her quirky humor and delightful art to Callous comics!  She has done two guest spots in the past (Click HERE and HERE to see them)!

Our Perfect World is a comic about how our world isn’t perfect (ironic, isn’t it?). It follows the life of Kat, a young adult attempting to discover what happiness is.  With her friends and ...
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Back to the Past

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, September 22, 2010,

Callous will be going on break! Click HERE for details on the rest of 2010, guest comic/art drive, and event appearances!

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Yo Ho Ho Rounds!

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, September 18, 2010,
September 19 is International Talk like a Pirate Day!  Arr matey!

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Distance to Dream

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, September 13, 2010,


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The Professionals

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, September 9, 2010,


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Clearing Referrals

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, September 1, 2010,


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Circadian Arrhythmia

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, June 24, 2010,


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Guest Comic Strip by Cátia Ana da Silva

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, May 25, 2010,
This guest comic strip is by the talented Cátia Ana da Silva from Brazil!  She is the writer and artist of O Diário de Virgínia!  I wonder about how effective this form of anesthetic would be... but it sure seems to be working for Virginia!

O Diário de Virgínia is a gorgeously illustrated online story written in Portuguese.  It features Virginia and the fantastic and sometimes nonsensical world written within her diary!  Cátia Ana describes Virginia as a poor girl who has lost her way, a...
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Guest Comic by Katherine Curtis (2)

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, May 17, 2010,
Our Perfect World's Katherine Curtis was gracious enough to make another guest comic strip for Callous!  Thank you so much!  Ah, those auto-correcting T9 dictionaries and other spell checking software on celphones are great texting aids... when they're on!

Our Perfect World also participated in May 14's Dialogue Free Comics Day!  Click on the following link to check it and the other participating comics (including Callous) out!  Dialogue Free Comics Day Website

And of course, click on the foll...
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Perplexment

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, May 8, 2010,


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Silence

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, April 21, 2010,


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Alternative Treatment

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, April 20, 2010,


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Diet Lightly

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, April 19, 2010,


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Quick Consult

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, April 11, 2010,


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Trypanophobia

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, April 8, 2010,


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Tech Hazard

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, April 4, 2010,
This Callous comic strip features the first-ever cameo appearance of a character from another comic series!  Seen here is Afrodite from the incredibly entertaining afrodite by roxxiiee!  See more of this sassy queen of spunk as she lives through life with her friends and/or frenemies!  Just click on the link below!
afrodite by roxxiiee

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Medical Action

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, March 30, 2010,


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Dual-Phase

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, March 28, 2010,


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Loud Thoughts

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, March 25, 2010,


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Code! Code!

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, March 23, 2010,


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Ward Rounds 2

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, February 28, 2010,
Part 2 of 2
The March 1, 2010 Callous comic strip, "Ward Rounds 2" is co-written by George Ford!
George writes and illustrates the hilarious comic strip, "Addanac City"!  Click here to check out this wonderful series!

The "Ward Rounds" storyline is discussed in the blog.  Read the entry here.

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Ward Rounds

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, February 26, 2010,
Part 1

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Obvious Diagnosis

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, February 20, 2010,


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After a Fall

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, February 18, 2010,


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Cranky Patient

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, February 15, 2010,


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Magical, Mystical X-Ray

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, February 11, 2010,


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Art Attack

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Sunday, February 7, 2010,
Back from the break!
Here we have a new comic strip size, more akin to the standard dimensions.

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Outbreak

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, January 25, 2010,


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Persistent Hiccups

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, January 19, 2010,


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End of Shift

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Friday, January 15, 2010,


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Medical Fashion

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, January 13, 2010,


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Memory Lapse

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Tuesday, January 12, 2010,


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Consultation

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Monday, January 4, 2010,


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Mad Laugh

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on December 21, 2009.

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Referral

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on December 15, 2009.

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Gasp!

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on December 5, 2009.

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Virtual Farm

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on November 30, 2009.

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Omnipotence

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on November 27, 2009.

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Thought Block

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on November 23, 2009.

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Code Blue

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on October 15, 2009.  

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Locker

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, December 31, 2009,
Originally published on October 2, 2009.

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Starfighter

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, December 30, 2009,
Originally published in September 25, 2009

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Awesome Rianne

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Wednesday, December 30, 2009,
Originally published on September 14, 2009

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Joke

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, December 26, 2009,
Originally published onSeptember 10, 2009.

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Numb

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, December 26, 2009,
Originally published on September 9, 2009.

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Evolution

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Saturday, December 26, 2009,
Originally published on September 5, 2009.

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Italics

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan on Saturday, December 26, 2009,
Originally published in the Serous Demilunes student notes on the pituitary gland in February 28, 2001.

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