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Putting the care into healthcare

Putting the care into healthcare

Posted by on Feb 2, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Changing the way health care is delivered… A recent article in The New York Times discusses the impact of a physician’s demeanor on health outcomes. In a series of experiments, the authors, Lauren Howe and Kari Leibowitz two social psychologists at  Stanford University, tested the notion that the “care” element of healthcare...

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ASCO’s National Cancer Opinion Survey Results

ASCO’s National Cancer Opinion Survey Results

Posted by on Jan 24, 2019 in Blog, Breast cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

During July and early August of  2018, the Harris Poll in association with the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO’s) conducted a poll of 4,887 U.S. adults, 1001 of these have or had cancer. This second annual National Cancer Opinion Survey explored a wide range of topics. The findings clearly describe disparities in the care patients with...

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Tongue Health: Color Differences

Tongue Health: Color Differences

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Stick out your tongue and say “AHHHHH”! The tongue is an organ of the digestive system but it is much more. It is a sensory device that has been used to help blind people see. Using a video camera and a plastic lollipop that you hold in your mouth, the tongue’s ability to discriminate touch, provides the sensitivity for this product, the...

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Ending the year with Music #2

Ending the year with Music #2

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

We ended last year with music and asked for suggestions of music from our readers. This year, we thought it would be fun to share last year’s recommendations.  But first, watch this TedTalk from 2008 called “The transformative power of classical music.” Recommendations from our readers Last year  Michael Hadley commented,...

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