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Oh No You Don’t

Oh No You Don’t

Medical docs, you don’t get to run over a patient and their therapist with your assumptions just because you believe you can. Yesterday one of my long term clients called me to ask for a psychiatrist referral. The message was a puzzle, so I called her back to learn the details. She had been in to see a doctor for medication for an infection. After that examination, blood work and diagnosis was over, the doctor asked my client about an…

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Taking Charge of our own Health

Taking Charge of our own Health

As a nation, we spend a LOT of money on health care. It’s expensive for a couple of reasons: the amazing discoveries, technologies and research which allow for astonishing cures and healing of human suffering is expensive to create. And secondly, because we Americans have treated health care not as a right, like public education, but as a service that we purchase, like energy or food. Because of the early national decision to treat health care as a service, the…

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