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Entries by Dr. Cindy Haines from 06/2011

Why Doctors Should Disclose Their Mistakes

| Posted 06.08.2011 | Healthy Living

Doctors and hospitals are finding that when they make a mistake, sharing the information with the patient isn't just the right thing and the smart thing -- it can be a money-saving thing.

Doctors' Fitness: Should Doctors Set An Example for Patients?

| Posted 06.15.2011 | Healthy Living

You're still likely to find many doctors who don't live other elements of the healthy lifestyle that they urge their patients to adopt.

The Doctor Will See You Now ... So Pay Up!

| Posted 06.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Would it come as a jolt to have to see your doctor as a businessperson as well as a healer each time you visited? Is it somehow unnerving to be exposed to the true costs of health care, without the buffer of an insurance company between you and the doctor?

What Patients Can Do To Avoid Medication Errors

| Posted 06.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Unfortunately, too-few experts offer the following advice: People can -- and should -- simply reduce the number of medications they need.