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September 11, 2019

Welcome to Diagnosis Team YOU. Getting the right diagnosis is a team effort and you are the principal team member. These five steps are simple, practical and good for every body.

July 29, 2019

Here is something very easy you can do today to help make a big impact on diagnostic error and patient-centered care. Cut, Paste, Sign, Email. Due date is 8-5

July 9, 2019

Jennifer Mizrahi remembers the first phone call from her daughter telling her, “Chasin is panicking!” He was in a store with his dad and his older brother and sister, and suddenly the 12-year-old felt “strange and nervous.” Jennifer tried to reassure Chasin over the phone, telling him to take a deep...

May 17, 2019

Why do young children get misdiagnosed more often than adults and what can parents do to fix that? This column, Dx IQ #3, is filled with heart-tugging stories and expert advice. Whether you're a parent, grandparent, or family friend of a kid under 11, this month's column is for you.

February 12, 2019

(The following is part of a series of columns entitled Dx IQ from the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine to help you understand how important your role is in getting properly diagnosed.) 

What do these stories have in common? A “funny” pain in a neck is ignored until it’s almost too late. A phy...

January 8, 2019

And why you need to know more about it

Nothing much happens in healthcare without it but if it’s wrong, little else your doctor does can ever fully be right. And unfortunately, it can go wrong far too often.

(The following is #1 in a series of columns entitled Dx IQ from the Society to Improve Diagnos...

July 16, 2018

What I learned from my dad's summer of Parkinson's Psychosis and my son's years of ADHD misdiagnosis

Please listen to Episode 13 of
the podcast Overprescribed as I sharestories filled with helpful information for patients about my father’s battle with Parkinson’s Psychosis due to being over-medicated...

November 10, 2017

When we tell stories we help doctors get it right. How do we get doctors to hear us when the average clinic visit is now down to 5 minutes?

October 20, 2017

This is an excerpt from an article on ConsumerSafety.org. To read the full article, please use this link.

Common Cancers for Late Diagnosis

To help keep you and your family educated, we’ve provided research on the most commonly misdiagnosed cancers...

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer screening is done vi...

October 18, 2017

The upshot: Learning disabilities might actually be easily remedied vision problems. Don't delay. Get their eyes checked annually, starting at 3 years-old.

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Dx IQ #5: Top five things to do before you see your doctor

September 11, 2019

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