Posts Tagged ‘Health and Medical News’

How to Filter Cancer Prevention Headlines

Thursday, October 14, 2010 19:08 2 Comments

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Most of us can’t keep up with all the new ways to avoid cancer. Thanks to the Internet, we now have an unlimited supply of cancer knowledge at our fingertips.  But, how can we filter out the good, the bad and the questionable?
Below are steps to help you […]

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How to be an Empowered Health Consumer

Thursday, January 7, 2010 15:54 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Empowered health consumers know how to take charge of their health and are proactive in their care.
Whether they’re surfing the web for health information, visiting their doctor or health care professional, or a patient in the hospital; empowered health consumers know how to question and communicate.
This blog is a continuation […]

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