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'I tried every diet known to man – and blamed everything for failing. Until one day I hit upon something that changed me forever' – Aine O'Connor

Aine O’Connor. Photo: Steve Humphreys Giving up for good: Aine O’Connor, today. Photo: Steve Humphreys Aine 19 years ago. Photo: Tony Gavin ‘Ditch the calorie counter’ ‘I tried every diet known to man – and blamed everything for failing. Until one day I hit upon something that changed me forever’ – Aine O’Connor Independent.ie I… Read More »

Every Older Patient Has a Story. Medical Students Need to Hear It.

Whatever the cluster of second-year students at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York expected to hear from an 82-year-old woman — this probably wasn’t it. At first, Elizabeth Shepherd, one of several seniors invited to meet with future doctors in an anti-ageism program called “Introduction to the Geriatric Patient,” largely followed the script. As student… Read More »