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Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor After Your Appointment

November 18th, 2015|

Stay involved in your own healthcare. Ask questions.

After you meet with your doctor, you will need to follow his or her instructions to keep your health on track.

In the Words of Mitzi Daffron, Daughter and Granddaughter

November 16th, 2015|

Families with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients Share Their Stories

A summer day in 1980 started off like any other day when my grandmother was visiting. Mom and Dad went to work and Grandma took me to the dentist office—not unfamiliar territory.

Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor During Your Appointment

November 11th, 2015|

Be an active member of your healthcare team by being prepared to ask questions.

During your appointment, make sure to ask the questions you prepared beforehand.

Bust These 7 Medication Myths

November 6th, 2015|

Medication errors are a leading cause of preventable harm for people aged 65 and over. They often take many prescription medications and see several types of doctors. This increases their risk of drug interactions and complications.

Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor Before Your Appointment

November 4th, 2015|

You can make sure you get the best possible care by being an active member of your healthcare team. Being involved means being prepared and asking questions.

A Nurse’s Personal Story of Sepsis and a Healthcare-associated Infection

October 9th, 2015|

As a professional nurse turned patient, I have personally experienced the turmoil caused by poor healthcare delivery. I became a victim to a healthcare-associated infection (HAI), amongst other medical issues, while receiving medical care.

The Connection Between Factory Farms and Antibiotic Resistance

September 9th, 2015|

The overuse of antibiotics has encouraged and expedited the evolution of “super bugs” or antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which are rapidly causing a national healthcare crisis.

Providers Must Get Smart About Antibiotics

September 2nd, 2015|

The development of antibiotics has changed the way we live our lives. These miracle drugs have allowed many to survive otherwise deadly infections.

Let’s Get Smart About Antibiotics

August 26th, 2015|

The development of antibiotics has changed the way we live our lives. These miracle drugs have allowed many to survive otherwise deadly infections.

Half a Century of Medicare and Medicaid

August 18th, 2015|

Before Medicare and Medicaid were created 50 years ago, our nation was a very different place for many.

Seniors had to rely on strained savings or their families’ goodwill to get by. Those who had neither were left to a life of poverty and insecurity.

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