Edwin Leap

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Edwin Leap is an emergency physician and writer. His monthly column in Emergency Medicine News, Second Opinion, has won awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publications Editors for the past four years. He also writes twice each month for the Greenville News. He blogs at www.edwinleap.com/blog. Dr. Leap lives in South Carolina with his wife and four children.


Commerce

As White Collars Fade to Blue

As White Collars Fade to Blue

July 18, 2012

Our church recently held a graduation ceremony for our high-school seniors, who

Culture Clash

High Gas Prices = Low Regard for Rural Culture

High Gas Prices = Low Regard for Rural Culture

June 15, 2011

In our native Appalachia, my wife’s family and my own were fruitful and

Healthcare

Aggressive Care for the Elderly: Too Much, Too Late

Aggressive Care for the Elderly: Too Much, Too Late

May 20, 2011

Lying on the backboard, a frail little old lady moaned with discomfort. She had