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The Importance of Physician-Patient Relationships Communication and Trust in Health Care

“Medicine is an art whose magic and creative ability have long been recognized as residing in the interpersonal aspects of patient-physician relationship.”                                                 Hall et al.,1981 The physician-patient relationship is a foundation of clinical care. Physician-patient relationships can have profound

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Providing for Our Protectors: Veterans and Preventive Health Care

More than two million Americans have served in the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan since October, 2001, the month after 9/11. The government has the duty to take care of its heroes once they return home, thus the Department

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