Over the past few years, the news media has come to understand that the federal government's Department of Veterans Affairs has more than its share of problems with patient care and safety. One of the VA's most problem-plagued hospitals can be found in Tomah, Wisconsin, where investigators uncovered evidence that doctors handed out opiates to patients like candy.
No one knows you better than you do. You know which kinds of movies you like, which foods taste good to you and which ones do not, and you know exactly what you look like first thing in the morning and last thing at night.
We all function at least a little bit like our own doctors and nurses. We do the same for our children, of course, especially when they are very young.