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Complementary health

Complementary Health Modalities to Help Your Patients

Why complementary health? The opportunity for patients to benefit from a growing number of health care treatments is wonderful, and health care providers should take advantage of these different complementary therapies and treatments. It was not that long ago, for example, that acupuncture was considered a fringe modality outside of the mainstream in North America. …

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Pros and Cons of Email Communication with Patients and Families

As is the case with almost all technologies, the trick is find the right balance in order to utilize them to their full advantage while avoiding the potential pitfalls that usually accompany an over-dependence upon technology. That’s especially true in the digital age, when tools like email are commonplace. But there are also many people …

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How to Better Educate Patients About Diabetes

A recent study found that half of all Americans are pre-diabetic or already have full-blown diabetes. Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, thanks to increases in the number of people who are overweight or obese and the ongoing decline in healthy, nutritious diets. Fortunately, diabetes can be prevented through lifestyle. To educate …

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