These programs provide important tools and knowledge to help you and your family get the best care possible. Hear tips on getting smart about your diagnosis, how to find the best healthcare providers, getting second and even third opinions on what approach to take, and drawing on others for support. This is the foundation of Patient Power.
Participatory Evidence: Opportunities & Threats
In medicine, evidence separates modern scientific treatment from Folk Art. Medical evidence is acquired through observation, experimentation, and information sharing in scientific peer-reviewed journals. When new treatments are used, millions...
Photo credit: People.com Even before the Human Genome Project blossomed with a map of all the genes in the body some genes had been identified as putting people at high risk for serious diseases such as breast and ovarian cancer. Actress Angelina Jolie is making news because she chose to... Read all!