Patients used to accept doctors’ orders without question. Today, more are challenging their doctors’ opinions. However, even those who do it politely are likely to be labeled “difficult.”
Studies show a rudeness epidemic in the US, and that people are profoundly affected when they experience or even witness it occurring to someone else.
A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of March 26.
Since the introduction of antibiotics doctors have prescribed courses of treatment that typically ran longer than necessary but bacterial resistance is forcing a reevaluation.
Anxiety is normal, but too much can be crippling. An author and anxiety sufferer discusses the nature of crippling anxiety and what people can do about it.
A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of March 19.
Many people sing badly and think they’re tone deaf, but a surprisingly low proportion of them truly can’t tell one note from another.
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches an expert discusses why hangovers occur and what might work to prevent them and recover from them.
A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of March 12.
Some FDA commissioner candidates have proposed radical reform. Experts discuss what reform might look like and what the FDA needs to better succeed.
Many people have questions about their bodies that seem so silly, they never bring them up with their doctors.
A quick look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of March 5.