The role of trust in behavior change

In December of 2003, my then 65-year-old mother went into congestive heart failure the same weekend my then 78-year-old father in law had a heart attack.  Really. Thankfully each was identified early enough to prevent death or disability. That’s where the similarities end. As we visited them in the same hospital, the scenarios played out differently. For my mom, the doctor came into the room and…

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