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Some of their outdated tips may compromise your care or sabotage your health goals.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

10 Wildly Overinflated Hospital Costs
10 Wildly Overinflated Hospital Costs

A Tylenol pill for $15? Or $53 per pair of gloves? Here, a medical billing advocate reveals some of… >>

How Savvy Patients Cut Their Health Care Costs
How Savvy Patients Cut Their Health Care Costs

Need surgery? It pays to shop around, though it takes diligence to do so. That’s the message from… >>