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What is Collaborative Patient-Centered Care? An Interview with Dr. M. Grace Laurencin, Part One

A primary care physician discusses the details of patient-centered care

Today, SevenPonds spoke with Mercedes Grace Laurencin, M.D. M.P.H. about the interpersonal, social and psychological aspects of providing primary care as a physician. Her retainer medical practice, based in Santa Cruz, California, places special emphasis on accessibility issues for elderly and … Continue reading

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Getting Married Could Help Post-Surgery Recovery

A study finds that married people recover faster after heart surgery than unmarried people

Thousands of classic jokes poke fun at the stresses of marital life, but science says marriage might actually save our lives. A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that people who are married … Continue reading

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A Little One Still Loved

Stephanie Paige Cole’s bereavement of a stillborn daughter blossoms into expression and compassion

Imagine preparing for the birth of your new baby with all the joy and anticipation of this new being in your life. Sweet reminders of her arrival turn up throughout your home in soft and cheerful colors: a stroller, blankets, … Continue reading

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