Tag: Teresa Liccardi

A Deep Breath . . . Exercise for our Brains

By Teresa Liccardi, M.D.   Here we are again at the beginning of another New Year. Once again I have set new goals for myself; simple ones like eating more...

January 3, 2014 | comments

Narrative Medicine

By Teresa Liccardi, M.D.   I had cared for Mr. Elder (a factitious name) for more than three years. During that time he had suffered worsening poverty, and the ongoing...

October 4, 2013 | comments

Smiles for Kids

By Teresa Liccardi, M.D. It was Oct. 31, 1973 and at 13 years old all I wanted to do was get back home to trick or treat with my friends....

September 6, 2013 | comments

A Precious Gift

By Teresa Liccardi, M.D. Understanding palliative care, hospice and advance directives     Every brand new day should be unwrapped like a precious gift. Harry Harrison, radio personality In the...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Save a Life: Prevent a Stroke – Act F.A.S.T.

By Teresa Liccardi, M.D. Recently a patient called our clinic saying he awoke not feeling well and asked if he could come in for a visit that same morning. When...

July 5, 2013 | comments