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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

YOU are Your Own BEST Medical Advocate!


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The reason that EMPOWER Yourself to Cope with a Medical Challenge advises you that "YOU are your own best advocate" is clearly explained in a recent New York Times article!!!


Dr. Bernard Lown, 96, at home in Newton, Mass. A celebrated pioneer in cardiology, Dr. Lown laments that modern medicine too often disregards the healing aspect. CreditKatherine Taylor for The New York Times

Boston — The 96-year-old patient with pneumonia in Bed 11 was angry. “Do you really need to check my vital signs every four hours?” he asked.
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Many other demeaning things can happen in medical settings, and they're not pleasant to endure nor to overcome.
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