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Wear your white coat on house calls

Always wear your white coat when conducting home visits. Patients—particularly those with dementia—find this comforting. It lets them know that the person who has come into their home is a “doctor” and that everything will be OK.—HEATHER EMANUEL, PA-C, Lacona, N.Y. (126-12)

Top 10 health stories of 2008

Blood sugar goals, stem cells, CT scans, health reform–these are some of the issues to make the list of most important stories of the year, as chosen by the Harvard Health Letter.

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