Hearts don’t open and minds don’t change when you yell at people. Or berate them. Or chastise them. Not with vaccination, or any other medical intervention.
Telling your doctor you were fully compliant, when you weren’t, is pretty standard fare. From tiny fibs to outright self-sabotage, how we cope with a bump in the health road determines how difficult we make the ride.
A new series of articles by the NYTimes Gina Kolata focuses on improvements in dealing with emergency cardiac events, and indeed the progress has been remarkable. But that s not the solution to reducing the toll of our nation s leading killer: coronary disease.
ACSH friend Dr. Henry Miller and economist Vasilios Tsimiklis wrote a spot-on piece published on forbes.com detailing the rising health care expenditures in industrialized countries and the necessity for