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This is Why Many Doctors Have Sloppy Handwriting
Although electronic records are more common now, if you saw your doctor's handwriting, there's a good chance it's chicken scratch. Here's why.
12 Simple Ways to Be More Inclusive of People with Disabilities
75 Secrets Nurses Wish They Could Tell You
12 Insider Tips for Choosing the Best Primary Care Doctor
The Real Difference Between Aspirin and Ibuprofen—and When to Take Them
47 Secrets Hospitals Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Patient Should Know)
The Danger of Swallowing Pills Without Water—It’s Not Choking
Think popping an Advil on the fly is totally harmless? You won't believe what can happen.
9 Secrets Gynecologists Won’t Tell You About Their Patients’ Annoying Habits
Would you take a call during a visit? Are you self-conscious about your hairy legs?...
10 Things You Should Never Do Before a Doctor Appointment—and 4 Things You Should
Whether you're going in for checkups or common tests, here's how to get the most...
This Is the Filthiest Item in Your Doctor’s Office
The dirtiest thing in your doctor's office probably isn't what you think. Here's just how...
15 Scary Symptoms That Are Actually Harmless
Before you let "Dr. Google" convince you that your headache must be brain cancer, learn...
14 Ways to Lower Triglycerides Naturally
Are your triglyceride levels elevated? You may not know about the many ways you can...
11 Things Your Doctor Can Tell Just By Looking at You
Having an open, candid and frank relationship with your physician is an integral part of...
14 Things to Never Lie to Your Doctor About
How much you smoke, drink, eat, and exercise, whether you use protection during sex, how...
9 Mistakes That Can Lead to a Misdiagnosis in the ER
More than 135 million ER visits are made in the United States annually, according to the...
14 Mistakes Doctors Wish You’d Stop Making Already
These slip-ups could seriously compromise your health care, according to the medical professionals we interviewed.
17 Common Lies You Tell Your Doctor (and Why You Need to Just Stop)
Sometimes, a fib is harmless. In these cases, it’s not.
13 Things Urgent Care Center Docs Won’t Tell You
We're always here to help you—but we're not always the help you need.
This Is Why Doctors Still Use Pagers
The dinosaur technology actually makes a lot of sense.
15 Health Myths That Make Doctors Cringe
Do you believe in "base tans"? Have you sworn off bread forever? Are you logging...
35 Most Trusted Brands in Health and Wellness
See if the products you use every day made the list.
Doctors Confess: 10 Ways Patients Screw Up in the ER
Here’s how these common patient behaviors can derail your getting the right diagnosis and...
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The Best Heart Hospital in Every State
The leading cause of death isn't cancer or diabetes—it's heart disease, the top killer...
13 Health “Myths” That Turned Out to Be True
We all used to think these were ridiculous myths. Now, new science proves they're true....
The Dangerous Truth About Surgical Centers
They are less expensive than hospitals. But when a facility isn’t equipped to handle...
13 Conditions You Think You Have—but Probably Don’t
Health issues in the news can lead to incorrect self-diagnoses—and even a misdiagnosis by...