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Archive for the ‘Patient Tools’ Category

Flu Outbreak 2018 (and what you can do to stay healthy)

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Posted on January 15th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Nutrition, Patient Tools

We’re two weeks in, and 2018 already feels like a whirlwind of a year. Aside from the chaos that ordinarily comes with kicking off a new year, our country is seeing a severe flu outbreak. Currently, there are over 60,000 laboratory-confirmed cases... Continue Reading »

How to Advocate for Your Advocate

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Posted on January 11th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

We all Need a Little Help from Our Friends We say it all the time; everyone serves as an advocate at one time or another. Whether it’s taking your grandma to an appointment, sitting with a friend who’s waiting on scary test results, or even... Continue Reading »

The Benefits of Music Therapy

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Posted on December 25th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Alternative Therapies, Patient Tools

The Universal Language                           Music plays a significant role in nearly everyone’s life, but for some people it represents much more than an invitation to dance or a soundtrack for the morning... Continue Reading »

Get to Know Your Advocate – Sibyl Yau

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Posted on December 11th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Inspiring Stories, Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

Q: Let’s start with the obvious; what you drew you to patient advocacy? A: I’m an only child and my parents were older when I was born. My mother was 36 when she had me, so I grew up with older parents who had healthcare issues. I became a... Continue Reading »

Technology That Saves Lives

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Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Tools, Something New, Tips & Resources

iPhone users, have you had a chance to update to IOS 8 yet? If not, you are missing out on a valuable tool that can actually save lives. The new smart phone health and medical information app includes a handy way to store your correct, up... Continue Reading »