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The Power of Storytelling in Health Care

The Power of Storytelling in Health Care

How stories impact trust, empathy, and patient adherence Consider the following scenario: a patient comes in to see you—an older male, overweight, with a family history of diabetes. Do you:  A) Hand him a brochure that warns of the dangers of pre-diabetes and lists...
When Parents Google Their Kids’ Symptoms

When Parents Google Their Kids’ Symptoms

Education and empathy are key to communicating with concerned parents It’s that time of year again. School’s back in session, kids are getting sick, and well-meaning parents are rushing them to the doctor, armed with a list of diagnoses and treatments they’ve gathered...