Table of Contents: June 2012

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Volume 108, Number 6 – June 2012 

COVER STORY (pages 14-21)  

Not Ready to Quit 
Although they're at or nearing retirement, many Texas physicians have no plans to stop doing what they love – treating patients. Houston's Charleta Guillory, MD, speaks for many of her colleagues when she says, "I plan to practice until I can't physically or mentally practice anymore." By Crystal Conde    

ANNUAL REPORT (pages 23-28)  

 Winning the Good Fight 
2011 a success; more work ahead

 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (pages 31-35)   

Precocious 2-Year-Olds 
RECS did a lot in past two years. By Crystal Conde    

 MEDICAL ECONOMICS (pages 37-41)   

Dual-Eligible Dilemma 
Cuts for poor/elderly threaten practices. By Ken Ortolon   

LAW (pages 43-46)  

 Free Advice 
AG offers guidance on buying drugs, devices. By Crystal Conde 

MEDICAL EDUCATION (pages 49-53)  

 Caribbean Showdown 
Offshore med school looks at Texas. By Ken Ortolon   

ROUNDS (pages 7-12)   

From Swami's to Medicine  
Dr. Raimer Leads State Health Panel 
Did You Get an E-prescribing Penalty?
TMA Prepares You for ICD-10 in 2014  
DSHS to Begin SCID Screening  
Scholarship Fund Honors Late Student  

 JOURNAL (page 55) 

 Combating Childhood Obesity With a Multiprong Attack (abstract) (full text)

By Swapna Reddy, JD, MPH; Marisa Finley, JD, LLM; Sean Alloju; and James Rohack, MD  


Newsmakers (page 10) 
Deaths (page 11) 

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