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A Piece of My Mind
October 5, 2021

Good Enough for Whom?

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest, Fayetteville
JAMA. 2021;326(13):1261-1262. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.16032

The sunlight that spilled into the examination room was of an intensity I had never experienced before traveling to northern Canada. It was blindingly bright, yet surprisingly cool. The summer solstice was approaching which meant that we were rapidly gaining hours of sunlight. Sunset was close to 11 pm and sunrise was around 2:30 am. In the intervening hours, the sky would sometimes come to life with a brilliant dance of blue-green Northern Lights.

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