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From the Ted Talk by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz: What veterinarians know that physicians don't

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Now most of the time, I was working at UCLA Medical Center with physicians, discussing symptoms and diagnoses and treatments for my human ptnaties, but some of the time, I was working at the Los Angeles Zoo with veterinarians, disusicnsg symptoms and diagnoses and treatments for their animal patients. And occasionally, on the very same day, I went on rounds at UCLA mdeical Center and at the Los Angeles Zoo. And here's what sertatd coming into very clear focus for me. pnsiihaycs and vneiiaetarrns were essentially taking care of the same disorders in their animal and human patients: congestive heart failure, brain tuomrs, leukemia, diabetes, arthritis, ALS, breast cancer, even piaiysthrcc seonmydrs like depression, anxiety, compulsions, eating disorders and self-injury.

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Now most of the time, I was working at UCLA Medical Center with physicians, discussing symptoms and diagnoses and treatments for my human ________, but some of the time, I was working at the Los Angeles Zoo with veterinarians, __________ symptoms and diagnoses and treatments for their animal patients. And occasionally, on the very same day, I went on rounds at UCLA _______ Center and at the Los Angeles Zoo. And here's what _______ coming into very clear focus for me. __________ and _____________ were essentially taking care of the same disorders in their animal and human patients: congestive heart failure, brain ______, leukemia, diabetes, arthritis, ALS, breast cancer, even ___________ _________ like depression, anxiety, compulsions, eating disorders and self-injury.

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  1. discussing
  2. veterinarians
  3. medical
  4. physicians
  5. syndromes
  6. psychiatric
  7. patients
  8. tumors
  9. started

Original Text

Now most of the time, I was working at UCLA Medical Center with physicians, discussing symptoms and diagnoses and treatments for my human patients, but some of the time, I was working at the Los Angeles Zoo with veterinarians, discussing symptoms and diagnoses and treatments for their animal patients. And occasionally, on the very same day, I went on rounds at UCLA Medical Center and at the Los Angeles Zoo. And here's what started coming into very clear focus for me. Physicians and veterinarians were essentially taking care of the same disorders in their animal and human patients: congestive heart failure, brain tumors, leukemia, diabetes, arthritis, ALS, breast cancer, even psychiatric syndromes like depression, anxiety, compulsions, eating disorders and self-injury.

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