Health Care

  • 13 Urgent Care Center Secrets

    13 Urgent Care Center Secrets

    They're here to help you—but they're not always the help you need. Here's how to get the most, and spend the least, at Urgent Care. >>

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Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations

Olivia Dahl was seven years old in November 1962 when she displayed the hallmarks of a measles… >>

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What Your Doctor’s Really Thinking (But Won’t Say to Your Face)

Here's what your doctors would tell you if they weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting… >>

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What Happens When Scientists Experiment on Themselves?

Cross a compulsive need to discover the truth with a strong sense of adventure, and watch modern… >>

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Doctors Confess: 10 Ways Patients Screw Up in the ER

Here’s how these common patient behaviors can derail your getting the right diagnosis and… >>

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A Fascinating Look at How Doctors Choose to Die

Our final days are not like theirs. But they should be. >>

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3 Telemedicine Apps Everyone Should Know (Just in Case)

Here's how to use your smartphone to get top medical care and information any time, any place. >>

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Doctors Spill Their Secrets to Getting the Best Medical Treatment

Dr. Oz explains how smart patients approach their health care. >>

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Drug Shortages: The Scary Reality of a World Without Meds

Imagine surgeons running out of anesthetic drugs, cancer patients who can't get lifesaving… >>

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Doctors Confess: 11 Most Annoying Things You Do

From smelly feet to overbearing parents, the surprising things that annoy doctors, nurses… >>

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Doctors Wish You’d Stop Making These 8 Mistakes Already

These slip-ups could seriously compromise your health care, according to the medical professionals… >>

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What to Do Before Same Day Surgery

A health reporter shares the key tips that weren't mentioned in official pre-op instructions but… >>

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A Cardiologist’s Guide to Smart Statin Use

Our holistic heart doc weighs in on the benefits and risks of using statins to lower blood… >>

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How Technology Is Helping Develop No-Pain Vaccines

The brightest minds are working to create quicker, easier, and possibly more effective vaccine… >>

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A Lesson In Medicare for Caregivers

Want to know more about Medicare? For caregivers, Medicare can seem confusing and complex. Here… >>

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Colonoscopy Prep Tips: What Doctors Tell Their Friends

The physicians of the hit TV show The Doctors share what they want you to know about when to get a… >>

Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting
Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting

Straight from the files of “what’s wrong with our health care system” comes this gem: An… >>

Caregivers: Is a 'Granny Pod' What You Need?
Caregivers: Is a ‘Granny Pod’ What You Need?

You grow up living with your parents, but what if, when they get older and need care, they end up… >>

5 Things You Need to Know About Where Rx Drugs Come From
5 Things You Need to Know About Where Rx Drugs Come From

As the number of cases of and deaths from fungal meningitis linked to spinal steroid injections… >>

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5 Controversial Medical Theories That Are Actually True

The physicians on the hit syndicated TV show The Doctors debunk health theories the medical… >>

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When Doctors Don’t Know the Best Medical Advice

Some of their outdated tips may compromise your care or sabotage your health goals. Here, medical… >>