July_Cover_1407.jpgJuly 2014 | Volume 97 | Issue 7

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Table of Contents

 

COVER STORIES

Wandering Eyes
The winners of our annual photo contest

Write on! 
The winners of our annual writing contest


FEATURES

Premeds and Poetry 
An English instructor and physician expose undergraduate students to the relationship betweem art and medicine
BY KIM KISER

Illuminating "Moonlight" 
Mayo film tells the real story of a baseball player-tuned-physician
BY JEANNE METTNER

The lure of the arts 
How a diversion became a new direction for one medical student.
BY CARMEN PEOTA


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Breast Density Legislation: Implications for Patients and Primary Care Providers 
BY DEBORAH J. RHODES, M.D., AND AMY LYNN CONNERS, M.D.

Editor's Note 
Confessions of a bookaholic
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.

Pulse
Teens take on tanning through videos; Mayo Clinic to host regional arts and health conference.


BOOK REVIEW

Why doctors play 
The story of Boston's Longwood Symphony Orchestra
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.

The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
New legislative studies and committees; a roundup of health care-related laws, President Cindy Firkins Smith on the art of medicine.


END NOTE

Poetry and medicine 
A POEM BY HECTOR I. MICHELENA, M.D.