Posts tagged "medicine"

The Constant Visitor

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved True it is that I have no role In treatment course so wisely devised Indeed I do not even possess a soul Still I pray thee make perception revised I am neither cold, nor hard of heart Though thus it may seem to untrained... Read more »

My Jihad: Loss and Heartbreak

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved This was my contribution to the My Jihad campaign, a national effort spearheaded right here in Chicago, to reclaim the term Jihad from the Muslim and anti-Muslim extremists alike. Loss and Heartbreak Every day, I get up early in the morning to try to... Read more »

Dr. Hassaballa Featured on Fox Chicago News

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved By the Grace of the Beloved, I was featured during the healthcare segment of the recent debate between Tammy Duckworth and Congressman Joe Walsh. The video can be found here. The text of the segment is below (emphasis added): The Affordable Care Act, also... Read more »
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Of "Obamacare" and Medicine

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved I can say that I am nothing short of totally shocked that the Supreme Court largely upheld the Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare.” With the rightward shift of the Court, I thought it was a foregone conclusion that the health care law was... Read more »

"How to Save a Life"

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful One of the most popular songs by the American band, The Fray, is “How to save a life.” According to lead singer Isaac Slade, he wrote it in response to his difficulty reaching a troubled teen. When I first heard it, I thought it was... Read more »