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We three kings and Christmas trees: pharmacotherapy from presents and diseases from decorations

Stuart M Smith and B James McCallum
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (11): 701-702.

We seldom identify the holiday season with medical matters, but perhaps we have been remiss in not doing so. Many holiday customs have medical significance — some positive, some negative.

Stuart M Smith, MD, Hospitalist
B James McCallum, MD, FACP, Hospitalist
William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC, USA.
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