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Why Pushy Patients Get Results - And How You Can, Too


By Marisa Weiss, MD, Special to Everyday Health In my own practice as a breast oncologist, I have always viewed caring for my patients as a partnership. While I have the medical expertise and knowledge about breast cancer, the women I care for are the experts on their very individual…

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Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care


Americans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease face high out-of-pocket costs and other significant barriers to adequate medical care, a new report finds. "This report reveals a real patchwork of care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," the report's lead author, Dr. Meilan Han, said in a news release from…

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Vaccines are not just for kids - adults need them too


Children are back in school, and if you're a parent, grandparent or caregiver, you had to make sure your students had their required vaccinations to start the school year. And while we often think of kids when we think of vaccines, it is important to remember that adults need them…

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