Would You Have Volunteered for this Bizarre Medical Research?
The methodologies in these scientific studies may be a little unorthodox but the experts swear these actual studies are going...
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Some of their outdated tips may compromise your care or sabotage your health goals.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 advice you can safely...
Common Ailments: When to Call the Doctor?
From age spots that could be cancerous to bad breath that could spell kidney trouble, we found expert answers to...
Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes
Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists hold your life in their hands. Here, their shocking stories of what can go wrong—and what...
Decode Your Doctor’s Language
Medical speak is filled with tricky shorthand that can be confusing, condescending, and even life threatening, but not anymore: Be...
Make Your Doctor Visits Work for You
Experts have found that doctors tend to interrupt patients just 20 to 30 seconds after they begin speaking during an
Is Your Doctor a Dud?
Whether you just received a scary diagnosis or moved to a new town, consult a variety of sources to find
9 Tips for Doctor Visits That Work
By now, it’s a world-famous statistic: Experts have found that doctors tend to interrupt patients just 20–30 seconds after they
Doctors Spill Their Secrets to Getting the Best Medical Treatment
Dr. Oz explains how smart patients approach their health care.
7 Home Health Checks That Can Save Your Life
1. Do a Wheeze Check Untreated asthma leads to 1.8 million ER visits and 4,000 deaths a year. Asthma can
Is Your Doctor Out of Date?
Sharon Sakson was walking into her kitchen to make a sandwich one February afternoon when a sudden burst of what
6 Mistakes Your Doctor May Be Making
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE The mistake your doc may be making: Sticking with lifestyle changes when you need drugs. The evidence
How to Talk to a Doctor
It’s one of the sorriest stats in modern medicine: The average doctor’s appointment lasts 15 minutes or less. No wonder
How to Be a Smart Patient
An insider's guide to getting the best medical treatment, from "You: The Smart Patient: An Insider's Handbook for Getting the...