Health Care

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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… >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: He Took a Nail Gun to the Heart

A careless accident on the job turned into a medical nightmare. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: She Lost 540 Pints of Blood

A mother's third pregnancy became a bloodbath that seemed impossible to survive. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: The Dinner That Almost Killed Her

One bite of chow mein changed this woman's entire life >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: “I Saw Forceps Sticking Out of My Leg”

A man awakens mid-surgery and is horrifyingly aware of everything. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: The Mystery of the Boy Who Turned Blue

A mysterious blockage in this child's lung collapsed his parents' world. >>

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Should I Get a Flu Shot? 3 Myths Debunked

Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infection. But myths about their safety and efficacy… >>

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The Accidental History of 10 Common Drugs

These true tales of discovery in The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald might change the way you think… >>

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The Humble Beginnings of 5 Big Ideas

Where we see tangled headphones, annoying insects, and painful bandages, these scientists saw the… >>

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7 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

You need to make time for yourself in order to avoid the stress that could lead to caregiver… >>

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Some of their outdated tips may compromise your care or sabotage your health goals.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

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13 Things Your Dermatologist Won’t Tell You

Top dermatologists share skin secrets for healthy, young, glowing skin. >>

Interesting Statistics: Why People Make a Doctor's Appointment
Interesting Statistics: Why People Make a Doctor’s Appointment

Look at this fun infographic to discover what actually has us setting up an appointment at the… >>

50 Secrets a Nursing Home Won't Tell You
50 Secrets a Nursing Home Won’t Tell You

What you need to know—but probably don't—to ensure that your loved one is happy, cared for, and… >>

Amazing Medical Mysteries... Solved!
Amazing Medical Mysteries… Solved!

Debilitating pain, unbearable noises, constant retching: These patients vowed to go to any lengths… >>

Senior Care: A Crash Course on What's Important
Senior Care: A Crash Course on What’s Important

Dad goes to the ER with a broken hip, you become a caregiver. Here's a go-to guide of the… >>

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4 Surprising Times to Skip Antibiotics

The FDA’s recent warning about certain heart dangers of the commonly prescribed antibiotic… >>

Health News: When Video Games Are Good for You
Health News: When Video Games Are Good for You

Wait, video games are good for you? The surprising ways certain types of video games can help kids… >>

Danger! How Grapefruit and Medications Don't Mix
Danger! How Grapefruit and Medications Don’t Mix

43 different drugs can interact dangerously with grapefruit; here's what you need to know. >>