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Will 'AI' Be Part of Your Health-Care Team? December 12, 2017

Health Care Workers Mixed on Using Medical Marijuana in Kids December 12, 2017

Has Your Doc Been Touched by Breast Cancer? It Could Influence Care December 11, 2017

Your Doc Is Away? Substitute Doctors a Safe Option, Study Finds December 05, 2017

Checking Prices for Medical Procedures Online? Good Luck December 05, 2017

Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition December 04, 2017

Taking Your Meds? A Digital Pill Can Tell December 04, 2017

Patients More Prone to Complain About Younger Doctors November 30, 2017

'Pill Mill' Docs Only Partly to Blame for Opioid Epidemic November 30, 2017

Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No' November 29, 2017

More Docs Specializing in Nursing Home Care November 28, 2017

HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says November 28, 2017

Memo to Doctors: Spit Out the Bad News November 27, 2017

Quickly Treating Mini-Stroke Can Cut Risk for Future Stroke November 20, 2017

More Patients Are Having a Say in Their Medical Care November 17, 2017

Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy November 16, 2017

Surgical Residents Prime Candidates for Stress, Depression, Alcohol Abuse November 08, 2017

Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say November 06, 2017

Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S. November 06, 2017

About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER November 03, 2017

Are You Sure That's What the Doctor Said About Your Leukemia? November 02, 2017

Taking Four or More Prescription Meds? Consider Scaling Back November 01, 2017

Kids' High Blood Pressure Often Overlooked October 30, 2017

Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer October 26, 2017

A Drug Company's Gift Might Change How Your Doctor Prescribes October 25, 2017

More expensive brand-name prescriptions come from doctors who received perks, study finds

Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office October 23, 2017

Pediatricians' group updates infection-prevention guidelines for medical offices

Are Women Surgeons Better Than Men? October 11, 2017

Actually, there's little difference in patient outcomes, study finds

Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say October 10, 2017

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs October 06, 2017

White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election October 03, 2017

Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal? October 02, 2017

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls September 30, 2017

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

Post-Op Opioids: How Much Is Enough? September 27, 2017

Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

ERs Prescribing Opioids at Lower Doses, Shorter Durations September 26, 2017

Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana September 19, 2017

The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research shows

Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need September 06, 2017

Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why

Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies That Show Smoking August 29, 2017

Coalition says such films lure children to take up deadly habit

Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids August 29, 2017

Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

Some Newborns Don't Get Heart Defect, Hearing Loss Tests August 25, 2017

Such screens are critical to early intervention efforts, CDC officials say

Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care August 24, 2017

Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

Longer Prescriptions Make Opioid Abuse More Likely: Study August 23, 2017

Doctors should prescribe for the minimum numbers of days, researchers say

Doctor-Patient Dialogue May Boost Use of Blood Pressure Drugs August 22, 2017

Physicians in poor neighborhoods should ask about employment, relationships, study says

Many Prescribed Opioids Even After Overdose August 22, 2017

Few receive anti-addiction medications after hospital discharge, researchers find

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds August 21, 2017

After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused

Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines August 21, 2017

Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates

Wellness Visits for Better Well-being August 21, 2017

Prevention is still the best medicine

Virtual House Calls for Speedy, Effective Parkinson's Care August 17, 2017

Online visits saved patients more than two hours and 100 miles of driving, study found

Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S. August 03, 2017

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm August 03, 2017

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain August 02, 2017

Designed to treat epilepsy, these 'opioid alternatives' dampen some types of pain, but not all