There was a time when many people had long-term relationships with a family doctor – someone who knew them and their families well. Now, it's high time for patients to take an active role in their own healthcare. Here's how.
For a person with a complex, chronic illness, too much healthcare can be as dangerous as too little. It’s easy to become overly dependent on medical interventions without seeing what it takes to achieve real health.
For many people, driving equals independence. New options, including buttons instead of knobs, seat belt extenders and basic hand controls, can help keep people with arthritis on the road.
Many victims of stroke fail to keep up with at-home exercises they consider tedious and difficult. But virtual reality gaming systems like Wii™ can provide the kind of fun that keeps stroke rehabilitation on track.