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Is preventive care cost-effective or valuable?

It has become fashionable to assess the ‘value’ of medical care with a financial metric: Is this test cost effective? Does that intervention save money? 

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Lip swelling

The message on my door was: “Mrs. Grantham wants biopsy report sent to dermatologist. None in her chart.” 

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Recent events and commentary have led me to revisit and reprocess my personal experience of being the target of sexual harassment, something I have not spoken of for a quarter century.


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