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The Doctors of Time

William J. Hall, MD
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From the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York.

Grant Support: In part by grant 97245 (Centers of Excellence) from the John A. Hartford Foundation and by the National Institute of Aging (P60-AG10463) (Rochester Area Pepper Center).

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Ann Intern Med. 2000;132(1):18-24. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-132-1-200001040-00004
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O, how shall summer's honey breath hold out
Against the wreckful siege of battering days,
When rocks impregnable are not so stout,
Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays? (1)


aging ; elderly

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Death and the Ages of Women, by Hans Baldung Grien, circa 1541-1544.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Life and Age of Man: Stages of Man's Life from the Cradle to the Grave, by James Baille, 1848.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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