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Doctor-Patient Communication

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Doctor-Patient Communication

Doctor-Patient Communication

Doctor-Patient Communication

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You would think that a doctor's office is the one place where talking about illness is easy, but it's not. Join Neal Conan for a look at how doctors and patients are learning to communicate more effectively.

Guests:

Dr. Michele Pugnaire
*Vice dean for undergraduate medical education at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester.
*Private practice family physician in Wooster, Mass.

Terre Hall
*Executive director of The Center for Patient Advocacy in Arlington, Va.