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Young Adults Taking the Health Care Reins
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
Your parents still might be willing to do your laundry, but if you’re over 18, they can’t make your medical decisions. Are you ready to navigate the adult health care system?

Do I Have to Go to the Dentist? Oral Health Starts Early
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
Increasingly, children are losing their baby teeth not due to the budding of their permanent teeth but to the ravages of early decay and cavities. For some parents, this is a result of a lack of understanding about the importance of oral health, even at an early age.

Communicate With Your Doctors
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Communicate With Your Doctors
You and your doctor need accurate information from each other. Open communication with your doctor is one of the most important factors in getting and staying healthy.

Do You Need a Yearly Checkup?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Get Preventive Health Care
Checkups are good for establishing a relationship with your primary care clinician and for screening tests. Here are resources with more on what tests you might need to stay healthy.

Monitoring Your Child's Development: Your Pediatrician Can Help
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
When all is well with physical health, often it is a child's behavior that prompts parents to the visit their pediatrician who may rule out — or uncover — developmental problems.

How Much Will Your Health Care Cost?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
It can be hard to figure out how much your health care will cost ahead of time. Here are some tips for preparing for the cost of your procedures.

Getting Health Insurance
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Don’t have health insurance? Here’s advice on how to find the right insurance for your needs.

Who’s Who in Your Doctor’s Office
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Communicate With Your Doctors
Medical offices have a lot of staff but one common goal—helping you, the patient. Here are some of the people you may meet during your doctor’s appointment.