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“What Is My Prognosis?” Why Cancer Patients Are Not Receiving Honest Answers

Today, expensive, modern cancer treatments are mushrooming quickly, providing patients with more therapy options than ever before. However, cancer patients are for the most part kept in the dark about their illness, because their physicians won’t or can’t communicate clearly. … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Study Reveals That Deadly Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Preventable

A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins and collaborators conducted research to determine if deadly hospital-acquired infections could be prevented. For some patients, mechanical ventilation is the only difference in life and death. In the United States there are nearly … Continue reading

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