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Men's Health Month
Men's Health Month

“Gearing” Health Communication to Men

By On June 11, 2014

It’s a fairly well-known fact that women are the primary health care decision makers in most families. The National Partnership for Women and Families estimates that 80 percent of health care decisions… Read More

Health Communication
Patient-Provider Communication

Using Your Words: Giving Clients Tools to Navigate Tough Patient Encounters

By On May 30, 2014

I recently visited my doctor to ask for a refill on a medication I’ve taken since 1999. Simple. Right? After six more days, five more calls, and a second visit, it ended… Read More

Doctor Patient Communication
Doctor Patient Communication

The Four Building Blocks of Good Doctor/Patient Communication

By On March 31, 2014

Doctors are often required to do it all—be the medical expert, the emotional and physical healer, and the empathetic counselor. It’s really no surprise that physicians must wear so many hats. The… Read More