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"From the Ted Talk by Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, with the gravity of this doomsday diagnosis, it just sucked me in immediately, as if I began preparing myself as a patient to die according to the sldeuhce that they had just given to me, until I met a patient named Verna in a waiting room, who became a dear friend, and she grabbed me one day and took me off to the medical lrbriay and did a bcnuh of resreach on these diagnoses and these diseases, and said, "Eric, these people who get this are normally in their '70s and '80s. They don't know anything about you. Wake up. Take cntrool of your health and get on with your life." And I did.

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Now, with the gravity of this doomsday diagnosis, it just sucked me in immediately, as if I began preparing myself as a patient to die according to the ________ that they had just given to me, until I met a patient named Verna in a waiting room, who became a dear friend, and she grabbed me one day and took me off to the medical _______ and did a _____ of ________ on these diagnoses and these diseases, and said, "Eric, these people who get this are normally in their '70s and '80s. They don't know anything about you. Wake up. Take _______ of your health and get on with your life." And I did.

Solution

  1. control
  2. schedule
  3. research
  4. library
  5. bunch

Original Text

Now, with the gravity of this doomsday diagnosis, it just sucked me in immediately, as if I began preparing myself as a patient to die according to the schedule that they had just given to me, until I met a patient named Verna in a waiting room, who became a dear friend, and she grabbed me one day and took me off to the medical library and did a bunch of research on these diagnoses and these diseases, and said, "Eric, these people who get this are normally in their '70s and '80s. They don't know anything about you. Wake up. Take control of your health and get on with your life." And I did.

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collocation frequency
health care 9
personal health 7
dr batiuk 5
care customization 5
care networking 4
kidney transplant 3

Important Words

  1. began
  2. bunch
  3. control
  4. day
  5. dear
  6. diagnoses
  7. diagnosis
  8. die
  9. diseases
  10. doomsday
  11. friend
  12. grabbed
  13. gravity
  14. health
  15. immediately
  16. library
  17. life
  18. medical
  19. met
  20. named
  21. patient
  22. people
  23. preparing
  24. research
  25. room
  26. schedule
  27. sucked
  28. verna
  29. waiting
  30. wake