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Daily on Healthcare, presented by SBEC: What not to watch for in Wednesday night’s debate

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! HEALTHCARE TOPICS NOT TO WATCH FOR: There’s a lot happening in healthcare policy right now. But to judge by the… Read More »

Ten Building Blocks of Therapeutic Relationships

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD It is well known by now that a physician’s demeanor influences the clinical response patients have to any prescribed treatment. We also know that even when nothing is prescribed, a physician’s careful listening, examination and reassurance about the normalcy of common symptoms and experiences can decrease patients’ suffering in the broadest… Read More »

Eight warning signs of a heart attack you can get a month before having one

Having a heart attack is a serious medical emergency which requires immediate attention. If you’ve experienced one yourself or had a loved one who has suffered a heart attack, it can be a frightening and devastating experience for everyone. A heart attack, medically known as a myocardial infarction, is when the supply of blood to… Read More »

What to know about positional headaches

A positional headache is a type of headache that usually occurs when sitting or standing up and goes away fairly shortly after lying down. Positional headaches are also known as orthostatic, postural, and low pressure headaches. Leaks of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are often the cause of positional headaches, but several other conditions can cause them.… Read More »