Celebrate Women’s Health

It will give you (and them) a heads up to be aware of possible serious conditions that may be hereditary, such as heart disease, diabetes, or sickle cell disease. … Many hazards in the home are overlooked, but easy to fix, such as picking up scatter rugs, installing grips in the shower or tub, picking up clutter, such as books or magazines, off of the floor and stairs.

Health Literacy For the Rest of Us

Do you know your rights as a patient and consumer of health services? Last year, I began writing about The Patient’s Bill of Rights, a series of protections also known as the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. This bill was adopted by the US Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health […]

Are You Getting Patient-Centered Care?

Patient-centered care makes you an integral part of the care team. Are you?