Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor’s office or clinic, according to a new study.
As health care re-emerges as a potential leading issue heading into the upcoming 2020 presidential election, a new poll shows that, for many Americans, it’s also a financial issue.
The 1984 photo has stirred a national political furor and reopened the long history of bigotry in American medicine. The revelations about Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gave many African-Americans a new reason to be distrustful of doctors.
Women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence, an investigation finds. See photos.
Mical Olaiz and her American Girl doll Mia now share one more similarity besides their beautiful, brown hair, thanks to the doctors at Duke Children’s Hospital.
Communication isn’t always seamless between health providers when you are in the hospital. Here are tips to make sure you understand what is happening and how to communicate with your doctor.
Handshakes may soon become a thing of the past at hospitals, thanks to a group of doctors’ efforts to stop the spread of bacteria and viruses.
American Academy of Pediatrics has advised pediatricians for years to talk to families about firearm safety in the home.
Many people still face a painfully long wait before they are seen by a physician or properly diagnosed.
Here’s a look at some of the most important medical breakthroughs of the last year.
WASHINGTON — Some states are more appealing to doctors than others because of the cost of living, the wages, the hospital networks and opportunity. However, a recent report showed local states and the District of…
WASHINGTON — When Robert Branson reached a certain age, he noticed a dramatic change in the conversations he had with his friends after a routine round of golf. “We used to talk about booze and…
Become an empowered patient by making the most of your doctor\’s visit.
Doctors are more crunched for time than ever, and it is important to make every precious minute of an office visit count. Dr. Leana Wen has tips to make the most of that time and help ensure a proper diagnosis.
Ever feel like your doctor is watching the clock? You\’re not alone.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.