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Doctors, Revolt!

Bernard Lown, emeritus professor of cardiology at Harvard, reminds us to resurrect the lost art of healing in our daily interactions with patients in this inspiring article.

Rich Joseph, of the NY Times, writes: “He called for a return to the fundamentals of doctoring — listening to know the patient behind the symptoms; carefully touching the […]

By |March 1st, 2018|Care, Western Medicine|

What’s in a Name?

Patient. Client. Customer. Which term do you prefer?

Consider a hypothetical situation:  You have a swollen and painful ankle that has been ailing you, and you decide to visit your doctor to receive a diagnosis and treatment. On the day of your visit, you (as a patient) receive a diagnosis, health care services, and instructions on self care for […]

By |March 13th, 2016|Care|