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In the most recent Prairie Doc Radio program, Dr. Holm is joined by his wife, Joanie Holm, CNP, to discuss donating blood and livers, sleep, snacking, peanut allergies, and other medical issues.
Dr. Holm will be on air to discuss current medical issues. If you are in the Brookings area, tune into KBRK AM 1430 at 9:30am on Wednesday, April 15.
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"Wow, what a book! A mix of wisdom, beauty, practicality, and valuable insights into health and medicine. The writing and art take the reader on a delightful journey to self-empowerment. There is no doubt that if this knowledge was implanted in all humans, we'd be a much happier and healthier species."
─Neil Shulman, MD, author of Doc Hollywood and Your Body's Red Light Warning Signals, Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
"The profession of medicine is a complicated world of education, experience, communication, responsibility, and commitment. Rarely until now do we find words adequate to describe this profession or the joy found in its practice. For physicians, this collection of essays will be an enriching reminder of the special nature of our profession. For the public, it provides a rare glimpse into the complexities of this world of science, empathy, ethics, and compassion, all the while delivering sound health care advice."
─ James A. Engelbrecht, MD, Past-President South Dakota State Medical Association and American Medical Association Delegate
"An absolute gem of a book of personal health advice for the public, based upon the extensive primary care experience of a shrewd, wise and insightful physician. Engaging and informative. Will take its place among the classics of patient education. Should be in every physician’s office and every patient’s library."
─ H. Kenneth Walker, MD, FACP, FAAN, Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
"Bravo! ... A jewel box of medical knowledge, full of artful wit and wisdom…The country doctor lives!"
─ Jerry & Faith McCollough, international authors and illustrators
"Beautifully written and beautifully illustrated... The key to its success is two words: plain language. Dr. Richard Holm has a knack for zeroing on a point with a gifted, down-Holm style laced with the country charm of another era... [Holm] is not afraid to offer a glimpse of his physician soul in these pages. ...He deliberately sounds more like a wizened, friendly neighbor than an MD through most of this book, but his medical expertise shines nonetheless. He and Judith Peterson have produced a coffee table classic... And who knows. It might save your life in the process."
─ Dick Hakes, editor/publisher, Chamber Executive Network Newsletter, Storm Lake, Iowa
"Beautifully written medical essays with practical advice combined with evocative photographs make this book a winner for patients and physicians!"
─ Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD, former president, American Medical Association and author of On Leadership: Essential Principles for Success
"The Picture of Health ... is Poor Richard's Almanac without the "poor." I can't imagine that there is a person who will not find this book to be a layman's medical encyclopedia that is easy to read and understand."
─ Bette Gerberding, Brookings, S.D.
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