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Long-term study shows most prostate cancer patients don’t need aggressive treatment

  Nearly 30 years after it began, a study of prostate cancer patients shows both that the disease will not cause harm to the majority of men who have it, and that aggressive treatment is warranted for men with an intermediate risk of spread. The nuanced results come from a new update to a landmark study, published Wednesday in the New...Read More

6 Ways to Be Your Own Health Advocate

  Don't be afraid to ask questions, maintain your records and seize control of your health. There was a time when a doctor’s word was final – his or her education and experience was considered the foundation of unquestionable wisdom. But now, patients understand they also play an important role in their health care. By advocating for themselves and getting...Read More

How to Be Your Own Health Advocate

  It’s your body and no one will or should care as much about it as you do. Today’s enlightened movement toward integrated medicine adds a new complexity for most people, including practitioners. So, the responsibility must be yours. Dismiss the conversations about taking more control of your health management — the time has come to be in charge of it! Even...Read More