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Four Reasons Why You Should Find the Perfect Doctor

By Jessica Socheski, published on Mar 19, 2014

For some people, going to the doctor can feel frightening. Many tend not to schedule a routine checkup with their doctor because of this, and most likely do not have one doctor that they visit on a regular basis. There will be a guaranteed rise in anxiety about visiting the doctor’s office when someone sees a different doctor every visit.

It is important to stay on top of your health checks and having a primary doctor that makes you feel comfortable is important. It will also more than likely decrease the anxiety about a doctor’s office. Searching for the right doctor is far from a simple... (more)

Tags: healthcare, relationships, doctors, trust, wellness

Concierge Medicine - Just What the Doctor Ordered

By In Suzi's Words, published on Nov 19, 2013

...is pretty obvious.

Which makes one wonder, can an already injured healthcare system survive the strain of the 20 million patients, currently uninsured as reported by The Wall Street Journal, who are expected to join the system by 2022?

Where is Dr. Welby When You Need Him?

Doctors are already overloaded attending upwards of 4,000 patients per year. The Norman Rockwell days of house calls have long gone by the wayside, along with the Dr. Welbys and Dr. Huxtables of yester year. We need a healthcare system elixir that will get us back to the basics when doctors were... (more)

Tags: health insurance, doctors, affordable care act, concierge medicine, patients

Western Medicine: A Nurse Speaks Out.

By baynurse, published on Mar 21, 2011

...pain. I was accused of malingering, i was told I was faking it to get out of work, to sponge of the government, or that I was crazy and my pain was stress related, since there was no evidence of the pain, since x-rays showed no broken bones or signs of osteoporosis.

I gave up on the doctors, who gave up on me, and began my own research and trying alternative medicine routes. I saw chiropractors, accupunturists, naturopaths, psychics, shamans, and finally I saw an energy healer. I was dying, by this time, I was bed ridden, wailing in irretractable pain, and losing my mind, and... (more)

Tags: depression, health, doctors, alternative medicine, bipolar, gastric bypass, energy healers

The C Word

By Ed Attanasio, published on Nov 27, 2007

We recently found out that a very good friend of ours has cancer. It's in her lungs and has spread to her spine. In an instant, her life has completely changed. Less than one month ago she was doing standup comedy, making people laugh. Now she can barely walk because of the medication she’s taking, she cannot drive, she’s not hungry and she needs someone to take care of her 24/7. Cancer has probably affected everyone’s life in one form or another. My first encounter with the disease was when my mother died of breast cancer in 1966, when I was eight years old. They didn’t know much... (more)

Tags: healthcare, cancer, doctors, chemo

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