Want to avoid the wait?
graysolid/Shutterstock Schedule your appointment for the middle of the week, and ask for the first time slot of the morning or right after lunch. Follow these secrets to finding the best doctors, according to doctors.
We’ll prescribe antibiotics even though studies say not to
Yoottana Tiyaworanan/Shutterstock Even though studies show that antibiotics for ear infections are rarely better than watching and waiting for kids over age two to get better, many of us prescribe them anyway. We want to feel like we’re doing something. If I prescribe an antibiotic and a few days later your child feels better, I look like a genius. These tips will help you make the most of your next doctor’s appointment.