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What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Your Medical Record: Is it Truly Yours?

Who owns your medical record? Is it you, the doctor or healthcare organization(s)? What if you’ve seen doctors at different hospitals and clinics? The answers may surprise you.

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What You Don’t Know About What Doctors Know

You likely know more your hair stylist than the people watching over your health. Here’s the education and cost doctors endure to be able to treat you.

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How Telemedicine Is Changing the Health-Care System —Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

What you need to know about the new world of telemedicine. It vastly improves safety and accessibility—but it has limitations, too. Learn about both.

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Is Your Doctor Overconfident?

In the work world and in life, confidence is a highly appealing trait.

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Is It Time to see a Geriatrician?

Once we hit our 60s, 70s and beyond, our medical needs are often quite different from what they were when we were in middle age or early adulthood.

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Make the Most of Your Telemedicine Visit

Prepare in advance for better care during a telemedicine consult. Eight-point checklist to help you communicate efficiently and effectively.

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Ten Services Your Pharmacist Can Provide for Better Health

Pharmacists can be more convenient than the doctor and cheaper. 10 health services they can provide—from flu vaccines to wellness exams.

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Doctor Shortages Coming: What You Can Do About It

The number of doctors in the US will soon be insufficient to meet America's growing and aging populace. Six steps to protect ourselves.

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The Business of Medicine: A Doctor Speaks the Truth

Hospitals have changed from simply caretaking facilities that take care of people to money makers focused on maximizing billing and the bottom line.

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Physical Therapy Can Ease Suffering for End-of-Life Patients

Most people don’t think of physical therapy (PT) as part of end-of-life-care, but they should. Here are the ways PT can give comfort to these patients…

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Why Does an Emergency Room Visit Take So Long?

Long ER visits have been an issue for years but it appears to be getting worse. Seven steps you can take to help yourself and others.

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Is Your Doctor Referring You to the Best Medical Specialist?

Doctors can be good resources for referrals to medical specialists, but they are not always be objective. What to watch out for…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

MD or DO: Does Your Doctor’s Degree Matter?

20% of medical school enrollment is at osteopathic schools. How their training differs from a medical doctor’s and how it affects your care…

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You Can Qualify for Home Health Care

If you’re recovering from an injury, surgery or serious health problem, but don’t need a hospital or nursing home, here’s how to get your care at home…

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Why Your Doctor Makes Better Decisions in the Morning!

Doctors’ mental state affects the quality of his/her health-care decisions and advice. Here’s how to ensure you get the best care.