American Heart Association

Caregiving can come with difficulties, but also great rewards

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Caregiving often comes with difficulties and lack of cultural support, even though it can offer the caregiver unexpected joys and possible tighter family bonds, experts say.

“We see a primarily negative view of caregiving in our culture,” explained Dr. Barry Jacobs, a clinical psychologist who has […]

Technology can help but old-fashioned listening still key to doctor-patient relationship

Every patient knows this story: an eternal wait to see the doctor only to get a few rushed minutes to ask questions.

Every doctor knows this story: Buried in administrative paperwork, an over-demanding schedule and not enough time to spend with patients.

While the doctor-patient relationship is the cornerstone of good […]

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