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Dr. Kristofer Smith sat on a stool on a Wednesday evening beside his patient's chair in her small Queens living room.
"You know what I would like?" the 98-year-old Anne Hennies asked. "I would like a new set of feet."
Smith smiled and gently stroked her bruised and swollen legs, the result of poor circulation and inadvertently going off her diuretic for three days.
"The legs are...