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You can get more involved with your healthcare just by asking more questions during your medical appointment.  

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides the following list of 10 important questions to ask your medical provider.  

    1. What is the test for?
    2. How many times have you done this?
    3. When will I get the results?
    4. Why do I need this surgery?
    5. Are there any alternatives to surgery?
    6. What are the possible complications?
    7. Which hospital is best for my needs?
    8. How do you spell the name of that drug?
    9. Are there any side effects?
    10. Will this medicine interact with medicines that I'm already taking?