KTH Flashback: From “Patient” to “Consumer”

Originally posted April 8, 2011 One of the most interesting changes in how Americans think about healthcare has been the transformation of “patients” into “consumers.” As a result, more people are also becoming self-advocates. Thanks to the Internet, we have more access than ever to information on health problems and treatments, physicians, and current medical […]

30 Health & Wellness Articles Worth Your Time

Want to damage your teeth? Here’s how! On the other hand, opening beer bottles with his teeth was not the cause of George Washington’s famous dental woes. (His dentures weren’t made out of wood either.) More about the bad old days of dentistry. Yes, teeth are made for tearing and chewing food. But what to […]

Holiday Shopping & Marketing “Green”

  So we’ve endured the hype of another Black Friday and are now clicking our way through Cyber Monday. What comes next? One organization wants it to be “Green Tuesday.” So says their media release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 17, 2011 – Shoppers who want to save green – and be greener – during the […]

From “Patient” to “Consumer”

One of the most interesting changes in how Americans think about healthcare has been the transformation of “patients” into “consumers.” As a result, more people are also becoming self-advocates. Thanks to the Internet, we have more access than ever to information on health problems and treatments, physicians, and current medical research. As a result, we […]