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Having Surgery? 5 Breakthroughs For a Faster Recovery
Tips and information for before, during, and after surgery to help you get better more quickly.
3 Mini Health Tests You Can Do Right Now (That Might Help Save Your Life)
Scientists say your performance on everyday activities can predict as much about your health as...
What Your Doctor’s Really Thinking (But Won’t Say to Your Face)
35 things your doctor would tell you if he weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting...
What Happens When Scientists Experiment on Themselves?
Cross a compulsive need to discover the truth with a strong sense of adventure, and...
3 Telemedicine Apps Everyone Should Know (Just in Case)
Here's how to use your smartphone to get top medical care and information any time, any place.
Drug Shortages: The Scary Reality of a World Without Meds
Imagine surgeons running out of anesthetic drugs, cancer patients who can't get lifesaving chemotherapy, and...
Got a Minute? Do These 11 Health Checks Today
Sixty seconds is all you need to learn a surprising amount about your health with...
What to Do Before Same Day Surgery
A health reporter shares the key tips that weren't mentioned in official pre-op instructions but...
The Accidental History of 10 Common Drugs
These true tales of discovery in The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald might change...
7 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
You need to make time for yourself in order to avoid the stress that could...
Would You Have Volunteered for this Bizarre Medical Research?
The methodologies in these scientific studies may be a little unorthodox but the experts swear...
Controversial Health Topic: Is Electricity Making Us Sick and Fat?
Electricity allows us to stay glued to our laptops or Xboxes until the wee hours...
When Doctors Don’t Know the Best Medical Advice
Some of their outdated tips may compromise your care or sabotage your health goals. Here,...
Amazing Medical Mysteries… Solved!
Debilitating pain, unbearable noises, constant retching: These patients vowed to go to any lengths to...
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...
4 Surprising Times to Skip Antibiotics
The FDA’s recent warning about certain heart dangers of the commonly prescribed antibiotic azithromycin (...
10 Medical Marvels You Might Have Missed
We round up new medical studies and promising solutions to solve current health issues.
How to Cope with Difficult, Aging Parents
Figuring out how to balance guilt and obligation in caring for aging parents.
The ABCs of Assisted Living Care
Cutting through the jargon for the best in senior living.
5 Things You Need to Know About Where Rx Drugs Come From
As the number of cases of and deaths from fungal meningitis linked to spinal steroid...
Common Ailments: When to Call the Doctor?
From age spots that could be cancerous to bad breath that could spell kidney trouble,...
Health News Horrors
Here's a roundup of the health news that made us stop, spit out our coffee, and read twice.
Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes
Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists hold your life in their hands. Here, their shocking stories of...
Decode Your Doctor’s Language
Medical speak is filled with tricky shorthand that can be confusing, condescending, and even life...
Hospital Checklists to Avoid Medication Mistakes
Medication mistakes and communication failures can make hospital care riskier than it needs to be....
Gaining Weight? Maybe It’s Your Medicine
If you're gaining weight for no reason or having trouble losing it, check the contents...
How to Buy Medicine Online
Shopping online is convenient and economical, but the potential for trouble is bigger when you...
Medicare Advantage Plans: Are They for You?
If you have Original Medicare or supplemental insurance through a retiree plan or Medigap—you...
When Medicare Isn’t Enough
If you thought you were covered health insurance-wise once you hit 65, think again. An Original...
Shopping for Long-Term Care
Most people don’t think twice about bargaining for a new car. But when it...
Medicare Terms and Definitions
Reading through Medicare terms and definitions can be like wading in a pool of alphabet...
Get the Most Out of Your Medicare Plan
In the past, just one in 16 people took advantage of the health checks free to...