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The most important thing you're not discussing with your doctor

Melissa J. Armstrong, University of Florida

Politicians and policymakers are discussing what parts of the Affordable Care Act to change and what to keep. While most of us have little control over those discussions, there is one health care topic that we can control: what we talk about with our doctor. 1,036 more words

Wellness Notes

The New Medicine

“It’s time we recognize that we are more than a clump of interacting chemicals but a spiritual being having a human experience.”

On the precipice of a whole new way of “treating illness” lies a particle of the leading edge of the quantum sciences – the study of man’s intimate relationship with Self and how it is intricately woven into the very fabric of the Universe around him. 502 more words

Mind-Body Healing

Healthcare Social Movement – Impact and Necessity

Blog post by Colin Hung

This week I have the privilege and honor of attending my second Cinderblocks event in Grantsville MD. #Cinderblocks3 is organized by… 1,148 more words

Healthcare Leadership

Using Effective Provider-Patient Communication to Improve Cancer Screening Among Low Literacy Patients

Tulane University School of Medicine


This study was designed to help primary care physicians use effective cancer risk communication and shared decision-making skills to improve patients’ adherence to preventive health measures such as cancer screenings. 74 more words

Health Literacy