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Three famous doctors died in 6 days

Yesterday, one of my colleagues in China told me the following information since we are all familiar with these names.

Cai Guodong, a 42-year-old Shandong Taishan Medical College doctor, died suddenly at the side of the operating table. 

Three days later, 45-year-old Dr. Li Qiuxi died of a heart attack in Tianjin General Hospital. 

Two days later, Liu Wen, an attending physician in the Gastroenterology Department of Shanghai Longhua Hospital, died suddenly. 

And the list goes on,

Professor Huang, a nationally renowned healthcare expert at Peking Union Medical College Hospital, passed away at 58. 

Pan Xinghua, a famous doctor in Hong Kong, passed away at 44. 

The 36-year-old doctor Xu Jianfeng suffered from cancer and died only 14 days ago. 

Zhang Shengyu, chairman of Tongrentang, died of a heart attack at 39. 

They were experts, and they were famous, but they died hopelessly. The question is, how can you entrust your health to them?

Professor Hua Shijin of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences is a famous tumor treatment expert. He is not happy, 

“After decades of practicing medicine, working harder and harder, the team of doctors is getting bigger and bigger; medical technology is getting unprecedentedly advanced, but only see more and more crowded patients. There is no sense of accomplishment.”

My Chinese friend told me not to work so hard and to take good care of myself. I thought about my husband, who died on October 20, 1991. He was only 38 years old, an accomplished, promising scientist, author, and passionate doctor in the field of the prostate. On his deathbed, he told me," I wish I were a farmer, nothing but have a sound body.” These words have been engraved in my heart and carved in my bones. I could never forget our situation, the eagerness to live but hopelessly desperate. 

You Can Always Buy a New Car or Hours, But You Can't Possibly Buy a New Body.

Enjoy the beautiful day!

Why Bother to Write?

Someone says,

“Dr. Na, you say you hate to say No to people who need your help, but why are you not accepting new patients?”

Yes, I could see more patients, which is so easy for me and great for my business, and I have more money that we depend on. Believe it or not, seeing more patients is much easier for me than writing. I am good at what I do but have poor communication, bad writing, and very, very bad English writing.

Why write?

To better equip YOU so you can do better to care for yourself. You can’t depend on medications that only pull you down further. You can’t rely on doctors because they are puzzled and confused about dealing with long-term chronic illnesses.

Why write?

Because healing starts from daily life, not in hospitals or my clinic, you can only depend on yourself in your everyday life. The earlier you recognize this, the better pictures you will have in your life.

Why write?

Because there is wisdom from TCM, from longevity people, from a one hundred years old TCM dermatologist, for example, who is still beautiful and fully practices in hospital, and so forth. I know you want to do better; you want to learn from these remarkable things around us, if, only if you know.

Let's learn together