By Alan Mozes, HealthDay New research offers a compelling reason for parents to ban smartphones, tablets and laptops in their children’s bedrooms at night: The bright light ...Read More »
Why Your Doctor Won’t Friend You On Facebook
Doctors’ practices are increasingly trying to reach their patients online. But don’t expect your doctor to “friend” you on Facebook – at least, not just ...Read More »
Doctors: Are you insured against disability in your medical specialty?
A refusal by your insurance company to pay disability insurance benefits when illness or injury prevents you from practicing in your medical specialty can be ...Read More »
How Patients Should Choose a Surgeon for Coronary Bypass Surgery
Coronary bypass is by far the most common type of heart surgery, according to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Among the 90 percent of United ...Read More »
Why is CVS dumping Viagra and 30 other drugs from its stores?
If you want to get some Viagra next year, don’t go to CVS. Last week, CVS Health announced that it is dropping from its list ...Read More »
Doctors Die Too and it’s Equally Painful
“It’s not a frequent topic of discussion, but doctors die, too. And they don’t die like the rest of us.” Dr. Kendra Fleagle Gorlitsky recalls ...Read More »
Breast cancer patients should consider reconstruction using fat
For a woman, one of the hardest pieces of news to receive may be a breast cancer diagnosis. Many women immediately examine their options for ...Read More »
Difficult for women in combat zones to get contraceptives
Next year, the military will officially lift restrictions on women in combat, the end of a process that may open up as many as 245,000 jobs that have been off limits to women. ...Read More »
Should doctors make end-of-life medical decisions?
The good news is that we are living longer. The bad news is that the longer we live, the more likely it is that we ...Read More »
Most important feature of running shoes: Comfort
Do you overpronate? Do you buy stability running shoes? Or cushioning, or motion control? When you go into a sneaker specialty store, are you put ...Read More »