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National Doctor's Day cards

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Break out your stethoscopes and EKGs, it’s time to celebrate National Doctors’ Day!
Doctors’ Day is a time to show appreciation for MDs of all stripes: general practitioners,
surgeons, dermatologists, optometrists, even dentists – though it’s best not to thank
dentists while they’re cleaning your teeth. Naturally, the epicenter for Doctors’ Day
celebrations is at hospitals, some of which throw themed parties in honor of their scrub-
wearing servants to society. Free band-aids and reflex testers abound, but it’s still just
as hard to get an appointment. Nevertheless, Doctors’ Day is the perfect time for people
around the country to send their doctors a healthy “Thank you” and “Hope to see you

In the United States, Doctor’s Day was first observed in 1933. The choice of March 30
originated in recognition of the first use of anesthesia in surgery; for a day celebrating
doctors, it’s an appropriate milestone. The idea of making Doctor’s Day a national
holiday began in 1958, when a bill officially recognizing it passed through the House of
Representatives. However, the bill flatlined in the Senate for the next thirty-two years,
until finally passing into law in 1990. Doctor’s Day has come to be symbolized by red
carnations, which are seen as an emblem of charity, courage, and bravery, in addition
to helping lower your heart rate. Recommended dosage for Doctor’s day is to take one
of each: doctor’ s thank you cards, surgeon’ s thank you cards, and a thank you card for
any medical specialist you feel is special. Side effects of Doctor’s Day include a better
relationship with your health care professional and maybe a sticker as you leave the