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Bowling for Newtown

Seriously, what can I say or type that I haven’t already said or typed? One of my friends told me, “I know what you’ll be posting on Facebook tonight.” I said I don’t think so. I have talked about gun violence until I have nothing left to say. But there is something special about this shooting in Connecticut. Children. 27 people died; 20 of them children. Bowling for Newtown. Before Michael Moore’s documentary, Bowling for Columbine, I was a trauma surgeon in Shreveport, Louisiana. Before I was a trauma surgeon, I was a resident in Shreveport. Almost every night, we would

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NFL Week Seven – predictions and thoughts

Washington Redskins versus Carolina Panthers – The Washington Redskins have made a change at quarterback. I’m not sure if this is good or bad. John Beck is in as quarterback. For the Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton is playing fairly well in spite of last week’s performance. He has more interceptions than touchdowns passes. I do like the way he plays, but he has to tighten that up. I’m going with the Carolina Panthers in this one. Seattle Seahawks versus Cleveland Browns – Seattle is playing pretty good defense, especially their front seven. Peyton Hillis, for the Cleveland Browns, has been bothered

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NFL: Week One

With a huge dispute in the off-season (lockout and players suing owners, etc.) and a shortened preseason, I’m not sure how anybody can intelligently predict who’s going to win or lose in week one. The one thing that we saw with New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers was that the defense was not up to speed. Sure, you had two great quarterbacks who were going to sack the defense anyway, but these defenses did not seem ready to play. With that being said, here are my picks for week one. Dallas Cowboys versus New York Jets – I’m a

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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