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New Girl, New Diagnosis (spoiler alert)

Medical uncertainty has once again appeared as the subject of a half hour comedy (does this count as dramedy now?). In a recent episode of New Girl, roommate Nick Miller deals with the anxiety of waiting for an ultrasound after … Continue reading

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Lessons in professionalism, brought to you by Modern Family (spoiler alert)

This week’s return of Modern Family on ABC (“Lifetime Supply”) has a striking lesson about medicine amid its comic subplots. Phil Dunphy, father of the family, reports to his doctor for a check-up where pain is found under his arm. … Continue reading

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