Daily Archives: May 24, 2015

A Virtuous Patient

Earlier this month, The New Yorker has published an article highlighting a tendency of some doctors to prescribe unnecessary medical tests or treatments, thus harming patients physically and financially. This includes doing EEG for an uncomplicated headache, while EEGs are for … Continue reading

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New Blood Tests Diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Gastrointestinal disorders are common among those affected by diabetes. Diabetes is a systemic disease that may affect many organ systems, and GI tract is no exception. An Irritable Bowel Syndrome is one of the GI disorders. An accurate irritable bowel … Continue reading

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What Not To Say To Someone With OCD

Maybe you have a roommate who constantly worries that she left her hair straightener turned on – even if she remembers unplugging it earlier that morning. Perhaps your spouse is so fixated on keeping a section of the house clean – … Continue reading

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