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Health Newcomer: The Patient Advocate
Patient advocates fulfill many roles, even, in some cases, staying with hospitalized patients around the clock to help guard against medical errors.

How to Take Part in Every Medical Decision
Well-informed people who play a significant role in deciding how they’re going to treat their health conditions are likely to feel better about the decision process.

Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Alcohol
Excessive drinking can cause potentially fatal conditions, not only high blood pressure, but also damage to the brain, heart or liver; diabetes and stroke.

The Value of a Second Opinion
If your provider suggests non-emergency surgery or a major medical test, it can be worthwhile to get a second opinion

When to Call the Doctor for Chronic Disease Problems
Between regular appointments, what should you do if symptoms flare up, or new ones appear?

Clinical Trials: Should You Participate?
Being involved in a clinical trial has risks and benefits. Being informed and asking lots of questions can help you make a decision.

How to Stick With Your Treatment Plan
Many Americans suffer from at least one chronic disease, and most rely on regular tests and treatments to be healthier, more comfortable and more productive. But many people with chronic illnesses find it daunting to keep up with prescribed treatments.



 

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