Texting improves link between sick teens and doctors


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  • Thursday, 22 May 2014

NEW YORK: Adolescents with chronic diseases who were allowed to text their doctors were better equipped to manage their own healthcare and more likely to request help at the first sign of problems, a new study found. 

“Give them a voice, and they will talk,” lead author Dr Jeannie Huang told Reuters Health. “And that’s really what we want them to do.” 

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