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How primary care doctors can help patients prepare for the holidays


Here’s how you can help patients make the right choices—even when they might not want to

Many people are looking to their doctors for advice on whether to gather with family and friends this year. Here’s how you can help patients make the right choices—even when they might not want to

Amid surging COVID-19 cases, primary care doctors are apt to find themselves in the uncomfortable position of having to advise patients against spending this year’s holidays with other people. Tiffany Lowe-Payne, DO, a practicing internist, specialist in obesity medicine, and founder of the Institute of Transformational Health and Wellness, offers tips on holding difficult conversations with patients.

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