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A spoonful of motivation helps the medicine go down

By: David R. Topor, PhD, MS-HPEd, Contributor We have all done it. We are prescribed a medication to help us, but we donít take it as directed, or at all. Sometimes we donít even fill the prescription. Why? Things get in the way of getting to the pharmacy. One last phone call at work or one more math problem with your child. Or we begin to feel better and stop taking the medicine. Or…

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