Poor communication between doctors and patients is widely seen as a problem in American healthcare. Now more and more healthcare providers are giving patients new ways of accessing doctors to ask questions or express concerns. In the age of email, texting, video chatting and social media, a look at the promise and limitations of digital communication to improve patient experiences and outcomes.
A panel discusses the pros and cons of low-dose aspirin, which has been found to reduce the risk of heart attack and may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and some types of cancer.
- Dr. Ernie Hawk chief of the gastrointestinal and other cancer research group in the Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Cancer Institute
- Dr. Alfred Berg professor and chair, department of family medicine at University of Washington and chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
- Dr. David Meyerson cardiologist at Johns Hopkins University and national spokesperson for the American Heart Association
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