Rockwell's rendition of the old-time family doctor, usually a gentle man who was kind and had all the time in the world for every member of the family - even the dolls.
I searched for quotes about old-fashioned doctors, but I didn't get very far down the list until I found this, with an interesting illustration! One can only hope that the doc in the ad will give the same service as the doc in the picture.
My every-four-month doctor's appointment fell yesterday. All is well, it seems. My cholesterol is 169 now, since I've been on medication for it. Yay!
My vitamin D levels are too low, and have been for a while, even though I have been taking 1000 USP units of it for over 4 months. I was told to get in the sun at midday for at least 20 minutes, and DON'T wear sunscreen. What will happen if I do that? Can I trust my skin not to turn cancerous if I do what it takes to up my vitamin D levels? It's a puzzle. My doctor said that scientists have now found that vitamin D is very instrumental in preventing some forms of cancer and keeping the immune system healthy. When I got home from the doc's office, I read the new issue of Scientific American and there is a whole article about vitamin D and the benefits of it. A word to the wise.....