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How to Cure Your Doctor Phobias

Scared of the dentist’s drill? Queasy when it comes to needles? Five strategies to help you cope.

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YYou’ve probably experienced unrealistic fear in your life, like acrophobia (fear of heights) while you’re on the top floor of a skyscraper, or claustrophobia when you’re stuck in a crowded elevator. These fears have no logical basis. Yet, fear of…

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