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Educational Podcasts for the Health Care Consumer

Educational Podcasts for the Health Care Consumer

Free podcasts are available to the general public, courtesy of my professional association, the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC).   For instance, Richard Heasley, director of San Francisco’s Conard House, presented a teleconference on May 16, 2012  entitled “Effective Teamwork with Psychiatric Patients.” Other topics include eldercare, patient safety, Medicare, and many others. You can...

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Does your doctor recognize fatigue?

Most don’t.  Fatigue is a symptom for almost all illnesses, and a disease in itself as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Left untreated, it leads to additional stress and increased likelihood of injury.  There is another resource, though: Palliative care specialists DO address exhaustion as the debilitating experience it is, and there are methods to ameliorate...

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