Helpful Tips - Play it Safe


Helpful Tips - Play it Safe

One of the best things you can do for yourself is to take an active role in your health care. This means learning about your health, participating in decision making, and following the treatment plan you have developed with your healthcare team. Research shows that patients who do this have better health outcomes and are more satisfied with their care.


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Reviewed/Updated Date: May 2011
Clinical Advisory Board Sponsor: Rose Mary Pries, PhD
Clinical Subject Matter Experts: Maureen Layden, MD, MPH; Eric Spahn, PharmD
Patient Education Subject Matter Experts: Kathy Horvath, PhD

Tip of the Day

Tip of Day

Take time to relax! Spend 20 minutes a day doing something that is relaxing and not work related. Try taking a walk, stretching, reading a book, or doing yoga. These activities can help you keep your energy level up and feel better longer than eating a candy bar, drinking a soda, or eating a bag of chips.

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