When was the last time your doctor said to you, "Can we talk?" And what difference would having a conversation really make?
A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the value of doctors getting beyond the "all business" approach with their patients.
That inspired this week's talk with MPR News' regular medical analyst Dr. Jon Hallberg.
He talked with host Tom Crann about the article, his take on it, and the pros and cons of just talking to your doctor without making it business-like.
Use the audio player above to hear the entire conversation.