Monthly Archives: October 2015

Choosing Where to Have Surgery

In the era of Facebook, Yelp and online surveys on every topic imaginable, it makes sense that we’d turn to patient satisfaction scores to help us decide at what hospital we — or a family member — will have surgery. … Continue reading

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Meet My Pathologist? Really?

For most people, their pathologist is one physician they’ll never meet. While pathologists have a big role in defining and labeling the cause of your disease — such as the type of cancer cells or infection — most of us … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Ask Your Doctor Better Questions

I hear it every day: “How can I possibly challenge my doctor when I’m not a physician? What do I know anyway?” No matter what your educational background, economic situation or personality, it’s very common ┬áto feel unsure about questioning … Continue reading

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Learn More About the Drugs You Take: Iodine.com

Iodine might have been the first drug you ever used. When you were little, if you fell and scraped your knee, your mom or dad might have used it as an antiseptic, topped with a colorful band-aid. I don’t know … Continue reading

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