Resources | Advice and Links to trusted health information
|Your Doctor’s Office: 10 Things You Should Know|
These 10 steps will help you get the information you need for your doctor’s appointment.
|How Do You Tell Your Employer That You Are Sick?|
Helpful information on sick leave, informing your employer about an illness and resources for sick or disabled workers.
|Sharing Medical Information With Multiple Doctors: Your Medical Records|
How to get a copy of your medical records for your personal files and for your doctors.
Prepared Patient Voices | In-depth features with insights from doctors, health care experts and patients
|Sick at Work|
Most people don’t have the luxury of letting work slip, even when serious illness strikes. What happens when you have a chronic condition or disability and the time off you need exceeds your number of sick days?
|Your Doctor's Office, Demystified|
Long gone are the days when all nurses sported identical uniforms and only physicians wore white coats and scrubs. Today, when visiting your doctor's office, it can be difficult to know with whom you're speaking and what role they play in your health care.
|The Handoff: Your Roadmap to a New Doctor's Care|
Sooner or later, most patients run up against a diagnosis that sends them from their primary care doctor's care into the hands of a new physician. In medical circles, this transition is called the "handoff" — a casual name that conceals the complications and risks of this journey.
|Working With Your Doctor's Office|
Going to the doctor requires you to be prepared with some key information ahead of your visit. There's also important information to gather while you are at your doctor's office or health clinic. These tips can help you make the most of your health care.
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