PREPARED PATIENT BLOG

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Herb Wells is a 69-year-old real estate developer in New York City. He was diagnosed with aggressive chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2004 and as undergone extensive chemotherapy and many hospitalizations. He has been in remission for two years and is now keeping track of the late effects of treatment and the current effects of aging.


Guest Blog: A Near Miss. A Good Pharmacist. A Serious Lesson.

Herb Wells | December 8, 2011
Last week I went to the family pharmacy I use in New York City to pick up a new anti-arrhythmic drug that might slow down or even stop the atrial fibrillation I had experienced for the previous two weeks. The pharmacist came from behind his privacy wall to speak with me before dispensing the drug.