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Story Telling Helps Clinicians Connect With Patients

Bob Hall was recovering from yet another surgery in March 2014 when a volunteer walked into his hospital room.

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Ageism In Medicine: A Doctor Speaks Out

Society gives short shrift to older age. This distinct phase of life doesn’t get the same attention that’s devoted to childhood.

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Check Your Medical Records For Dangerous Errors

When Liz Tidyman’s elderly parents moved across the country to be closer to their children and grandchildren years ago, they carried their medical records with them in a couple of brown cardboard folders tied with string.

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Are We Winning The War On Cancer? What to Know

Can cancer be cured? Some experts say the answer is yes, but that it will require reversing course on the way it’s researched and treated.

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Why exercise is considered good medicine

You have probably heard that exercise is good for your health, but did you know that it can actually help to heal your body?

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Laughing until you die: Why it’s good medicine

An aging generation of boomers, the oldest of whom are now 70, grew up to the background sounds of TV laugh tracks and are accustomed to laughing at things that might not always seem so funny.

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