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Over the Counter Medications for Constipation

The Big No Go

Constipation in older adults is common and affects quality of life. When severe, it can be life threatening. This article reviews the latest treatments and thoughts about prevention.

/ May 1, 2019

How to Talk to Your Doctor about Death

At Chicago Ideas Week, Dr. Jennifer Brokaw spoke about the uncomfortable but vital conversations we should all have with our doctors, our families and ourselves well before we near the end of life.

/ March 28, 2017
Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at Chautauqua Instititution

Patient Advocacy and Advance Care Planning

When esteemed journalist Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, he said he was “unprepared for the universe I was about to enter.”

/ July 29, 2015