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CelebrityDiagnosis.com Presents Famous Patients As Medical Lessons
Date:6/22/2009

s, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Celebrity Diagnosis provides that deeper level of knowledge that is becoming increasingly necessary as our healthcare system undergoes fundamental shifts that make consumers ever more responsible for their own health.

Celebrity Diagnosis regularly publishes short articles on diseases and other medical conditions that are currently in the news, taking advantage of the power of celebrity to capture the attention of consumers with opportunistic learning styles. The site features stories about uncommon people from the worlds of entertainment, sports, business, government and politics, science and technology who suffer from medical conditions that do not respect fame or fortune and that can affect anyone.

A unique feature of Celebrity Diagnosis stories are casebooks that contain essential information from authoritative sources in a convenient package that a reader can link to, email to a friend or print out and take to their next doctor's appointment. Celebrity Diagnosis currently features casebooks on cancer, heart disease, anxiety, depression, Alzheimer's, accidental death and alternative medicine. Celebrities featured to date include Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Bret Michaels, Susan Boyle, Natalie Cole, Lisa Rinna, Shawn Andrews, Stephen Hawking, Sergey Brin and Steve Jobs.
"Health literacy -- when providers and patients communicate in ways each other can understand -- is more important today than ever. Celebrity Diagnosis helps improve health understanding by providing credible, relevant, and timely health information tied to topics many people want to know more about" says Helen Osborne, President of Health Literacy Consulting. Esther Dyson, a healthcare and IT angel investor and a celebrity in her own right, put it this way: "I'm in favor of anything that will attract people's attention and give them some serious information along with the fluff."

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