Features December, 2006 Issue

For Better Care, Ask These 7 Questions

Getting beyond small talk to big issues can help you counter long-term heart risks.

Doctors call it "the doorknob question." At what seems to be the end of an office visit, the patient puts a hand on the doorknob as if to leave and says something like, "You know, Iím less and less able to do things these days. You think it might be my age?" Ö

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