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A Patient Contract

Imagine if you and your doctor signed a contract like this: As patient and doctor, you and I are entering into a partnership. As such - and with all due respect - I’d like to clarify a few things a…

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8 Ways To Get The Most From Your Doctor’s Visit

You may wish you could spend a whole hour with your doctor, feeling relaxed and unhurried while your doctor lays healing hands on you. You may fantasize about asking all of the questions on your list,…

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The Healing Round Table

If you’re a patient who has incorporated complementary and alternative medicine into your health care regimen, you may have bumped up against some resistance on both sides of the healing fence. Your d…

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Will Congress Protect Polluters or Our Children?

  Please note deadline to make your voice heard to stop the TRAIN Act is Tuesday, September 20th! Imagine this scene: Some maniacs have tied your children to a train track–then hopped on t…

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The Healing Power of Nurses

Living with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (#16 in a series) Their demeanor and level of empathy have a direct impact on your own state of mind. Their knowledge and degree of professionalism can be…

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Health Care: Where the 2012 Presidential Candidates Stand

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com The debt ceiling may be getting a lot of political coverage at the moment, but health care will be a critical issue in the 2012 presidential election. Membe…

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Find The Baby In The Bathwater

Huffington Post just named me among their Twitter Powerhouses in an article titled, "16 Health Experts To Check Out On Twitter." When I realized I was in the fabulous company of people like Dr. Oz a…

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How to Take Advantage of Health Care Reform

By the Editors of Men's Health Much of the new health-care reform bill will take effect in stages between now and 2015, but many Americans still don't understand what the changes are, …

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Am I Sick.com: The Pitfalls of Internet Medical Advice

We have all done it at some time or another. Usually it is late at night and we have grown tired of downloading music, catching up on political backstabbing, and watching Youtube videos of obscure…

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Life with Chronic Illness: Who to Tell, When, and How Much

You have been diagnosed with a chronic illness. Perhaps the diagnosis was months, or even years in the making. Tremendous relief at finding the answer is followed by a myriad of questions. One of the …

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