A growing body of research suggests that patients are not always transparent with their physicians about critical information.
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First impressions are an important part of the patient-physician relationship, because they can affect the quality of the relationship well beyond the initial encounter.
Approaches that have been proposed included a possible mandatory retirement age for physicians, similar to the mandatory retirement age used in the airline industry for pilots, but these have been met with protests regarding age discrimination as well as other concerns.
A 2013 Pew Research Center and Internet Life Project report found that 59% of US adults said that they turned to the Internet regarding a health problem during the past year.