Posts Tagged General News

Thanks to CNN for sharing my story

Three years ago tomorrow, I learned I wasn’t going to die — at least not before Christmas. September 20, 2004 was the day I learned I didn’t have cancer afterall — despite 10 weeks of insistence on the part of a handful of doctors and two pathology labs that I had a strange and aggressive […]

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Posted in: Health /Medical Consumerism, Healthcare Quality, Media, Medical Errors / Mistakes / Misdiagnosis, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Safety, Patient Tools

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Post 9-11 Travesty is Sicko

Now that this year’s anniversary of 9-11 is past, and we have considered our collective sadness and outrage over those events of six years ago…. We must consider now how it is we are honoring those heroes who DID survive — the emergency personnel who jumped into the fray to help their fellow human beings, […]

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Posted in: Health Insurance, Healthcare Quality, Media, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Politics and Medicine

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Patient Empowerment in Sarasota

A quick thank you goes out to the Sarasota (Florida) Herald Tribune — an article in this morning’s newspaper about the many early risers who are so excited about taking courses through the Sarasota School’s ACE program (Adult Community Education) that they begin lining up at 6:30 in the morning on the first day of […]

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Kudos to Cancer Society

What’s the number #1 reason patients don’t seek medical care? Because they can’t afford it. Recognizing that all the great technology, drugs, therapies and other cures in the world can’t help patients if patients can’t afford to go to the doctor for diagnosis or treatment, the American Cancer Society has decided to go out on […]

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