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When a Doctor's Patient Is His Father

Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, a physician and writer, has often treated critical illness in children. But when a serious disease strikes his own father, he gets caught between being a son and a physician. He talks about how the doctor's way of dealing with illness -- while sometimes helpful -- also has its limitations, especially when dealing with loved ones.

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