Research shows that patients and consumers who take a more active role in their health decisions will live healthier lives and be more satisfied with their health care and treatment results.
This site offers high-quality health information to assist you in
making informed decisions about taking care of your health, preventing
disease, getting correct diagnoses, making good treatment choices and
getting the best clinical care.
In addition to the information you
find here, it is important to talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Your relationship with your health care professional should be a partnership.
When the responsibility for health care decisions is shared, you and
your health care professionals are more likely to choose the health
options that will meet your needs. So ask questions and express your
wish for more information.
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advice, diagnosis or treatment. The site and its services, including
the information above, are for informational purposes only and are
not a substitute for professional health care advice, examination,
diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your qualified
health professional before starting any new treatment or making any
changes to existing treatment. If you have doubts about health information
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