Can “Positivity” Be Silencing?

February 8, 2013 by celia

Nicole Haran’s “Do Great” video features cancer survivors declaring their desire to hear “you will do great.”  (more…)


“It’s Treatable, But Not Curable”

February 1, 2013 by celia

I recently spoke with two physicians about what patients understand the words “treatable” and “incurable” to mean. (more…)


Will Accessing Lab Results Cause More Stress, or Less?

January 25, 2013 by celia

If waiting for test results can be stressful, having direct or immediate access to them poses its own challenges.  (more…)