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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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Doctors Spill Their Secrets to Finding the Best Doctors

Doctors, dentists, and nurses follow these rules when deciding who will take care of their health. >>

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The Cigarette Ingredients Big Tobacco Doesn’t Want You to Know

There’s a reason smoking is so hard to quit; cigarettes are packed with a shocking number of… >>

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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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News from the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: how the color red can help you lose weight, the… >>

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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… >>

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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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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: The Dinner That Almost Killed Her

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

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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: “I Saw Forceps Sticking Out of My Leg”

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

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4 Surprising Times to Skip Antibiotics

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

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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… >>

The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors
The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors

It’s not surprising that the GMA co-anchor’s announcement that she has a blood disorder… >>

Should Hospitals Be More Like The Cheesecake Factory?
Should Hospitals Be More Like The Cheesecake Factory?

At The Cheesecake Factory, the typical entrée is under $15. Three hundred and eight dinner items… >>

Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well
Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well

Research shows that physicians who eat poorly or don’t exercise may be less likely to encourage… >>