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David E Bratt, MD

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
“They say children nowadays doh know how to behave? Well, I go prove dem wrong, stop that!” she said. “But is the parents…” I started, and stopped, as she agreed vigorously.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Some of my colleagues have been complaining that every time they leave T&T for a short while, one or two of their patients is either misdiagnosed or overdiagnosed.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
I’ve been talking to an acquaintance I met through these columns, someone a bit older than myself (I do that a lot these days) about the benefits of healthy living.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
I was talking to an old friend, a nurse who trained in the 70’s and still active, at the Breastfeeding Walk around the Savannah on Saturday morning.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Tomorrow’s the start of World Breastfeeding Week. Since the mid-sixties, the medical profession has always believed that breastfeeding is the foundation of a healthy life.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Another tragedy of intimate, in-home violence, is the effect on children under the age of five. It affects their growth and development.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Despite protestations to the contrary from certain commentators, we do seem to have a problem with domestic violence.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
So the 2018 results are in and one little boy was lucky enough to get 100% in the exam confirming in the imaginations of Trinidadians that boys smarter than girls, you know!
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Once in physiology class in medical school we cut open a frog, took out the heart, tied it to a string suspended from a rod, and dribbled saline over it.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Two of the many important changes that occur to children during adolescence are growth and development. It’s easy to see the changes in growth.