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Posts Tagged ‘Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load’

Mahatma Gandhi once said, ‘health is real wealth, not gold and silver’ and Dr Andrew Moulden, physician and neuroscientist in the USA, says changing the medical system to help people help themselves is the most important work we can do.’ read more

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Barriers to communication

January 26, 2011 7:52 pm - Posted by admin in Health, Health Professionals

Let us look at a few examples to see how easily communication can fail. Many professionals use the term ‘blood thinners’ to describe medicines that slow the blood’s clotting process. Hearing a blood specialist (Haematologist) use the term at a conference, I raised the point that the emotive description might scare patients out of taking their medicine. He agreed with me, and pledged not to use the term again. read more