• By Jamie Elizabeth Rosen, Editor, Real World Health Care  |  Feb 28, 2014

    A Shot of Courage for Those Who Fear Needles

    This is the first of a two-part series on what’s working to prevent and address needle fear. Most people don’t enjoy shots. But for those with needle phobia, the fear of shots can be so severe that they actively avoid medical procedures involving injections, and in extreme cases avoid medical…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Aug 6, 2013

    When the Health Care Blogger Becomes the Cancer Patient

    The call came the day after my 48th birthday in April. “The radiologist saw something suspicious on your mammogram from last week…an undetermined mass,” said the voice on the other end of the phone. “We’d like you to come in for an ultrasound so we can see better.” During the ultrasound…more.

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