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The Importance of Having a Good Pharmacist Feature
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The Importance of Having a Good Pharmacist

Pharmacists may do a better job than doctors helping chronically ill patients manage their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels if they're allowed to direct people's health care, a new evidence review suggests.

Female Doctors May Have an Edge
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Female Doctors May Have an Edge

Older Americans who land in the hospital are more likely to survive if their doctor is a woman, a new study suggests.

Perspectives on Endometriosis Management
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Perspectives on Endometriosis Management

Women sometimes don't know how to talk to their doctors about the pain and problems of endometriosis. Health care providers can help guide the conversation.

Female Doctors May Have an Edge
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Female Doctors May Have an Edge

Older Americans who land in the hospital are more likely to survive if their doctor is a woman, a new study suggests.

Female Doctors May Have an Edge
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Female Doctors May Have an Edge

Older Americans who land in the hospital are more likely to survive if their doctor is a woman, a new study suggests.

Nurses' 'Scrubs' Pick Up Bad Hospital Germs
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Nurses' 'Scrubs' Pick Up Bad Hospital Germs

The "scrubs" of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses often pick up disease-causing germs, including those resistant to antibiotics, a new study reports.

How to Care for Someone Living With Breast Cancer
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How to Care for Someone Living With Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis doesn't affect just one life. It can flip the lives of family and friends upside down, so it's important to guide not only the patient but also loved ones through this difficult time.

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10 Important Steps to Better Communication With Your Doctor

Patients and health care professionals share responsibility for doctor-patient communications so follow these tips on how to prepare for appointments.

Perspectives on Endometriosis Management
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Perspectives on Endometriosis Management

Women sometimes don't know how to talk to their doctors about the pain and problems of endometriosis. Health care providers can help guide the conversation.

Perspectives on Endometriosis Management
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Perspectives on Endometriosis Management

Women sometimes don't know how to talk to their doctors about the pain and problems of endometriosis. Health care providers can help guide the conversation.

Not Just a Man's Disease—Women Get Sleep Apnea, Too!
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Not Just a Man's Disease—Women Get Sleep Apnea, Too!

Sleep apnea affects many women, as well as men, but is often not diagnosed due to gender bias and differing symptoms.

Overactive Bladder: Starting the Conversation
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Overactive Bladder: Starting the Conversation

Many patients are embarrassed to talk about OAB symptoms. Here are some tips to get the conversation started.

Study IDs Effective Strategies for Burned-Out Doctors
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Study IDs Effective Strategies for Burned-Out Doctors

Doctors who feel burned out don't have to suffer, researchers report. Burnout affects more than half of U.S. doctors, according to the Mayo Clinic researchers.

As Important as the Numbers: The Stories Patients Tell
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As Important as the Numbers: The Stories Patients Tell

The Business Innovation Factory—with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—gathered patients, performing and visual artists, writers, entrepreneurs, physicians and nurses to talk about the role narrative can and should play in health care.

Taking Action Against Lupus: A Women's Health Concern
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Taking Action Against Lupus: A Women's Health Concern

Lupus, or SLE, can be difficult to diagnose. Find out about the Lupus Initiative, aimed at improving diagnosis of lupus.

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A Midlife Woman's Wish List for Her Medical Team

Midlife women want their doctors and other medical professionals to listen to their concerns and treat them as individuals.

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