The Hilarious Ways People Just Revealed They Kill Time at the Doctor’s Office
Call it "private practice": Turns out, the ways we entertain ourselves in that boring-but-jittery setting might be pretty universal
Here’s How You Can Tell the Difference Between MD and DO
Look carefully at the name tag of the physician treating you: Is there DO instead of the usual MD? Here's...
12 Insider Tips for Choosing the Best Primary Care Doctor
Your primary care physician is possibly your most important health care professional. Don't just pick a name off your insurance's...
47 Secrets Hospitals Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Patient Should Know)
No one looks forward to a health crisis, but our insights and tips will help you get better medical care,...
9 Secrets Gynecologists Won’t Tell You About Their Patients’ Annoying Habits
Would you take a call during a visit? Are you self-conscious about your hairy legs? Keep your doctor happy and...
This Is the Filthiest Item in Your Doctor’s Office
The dirtiest thing in your doctor's office probably isn't what you think. Here's just how gross it is, and how...
17 Common Lies You Tell Your Doctor (and Why You Need to Stop)
Sometimes, a fib is harmless—but not when you're talking to your doctor.
13 Things Urgent Care Center Docs Won’t Tell You
We're always here to help you—but we're not always the help you need.
Doctors Reveal the Annoying Things They Wish You Wouldn’t Do
From smelly feet to overbearing parents, the surprising things that annoy doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals.
30 Healthy Habits From Every Type of Doctor
We asked medical professionals about the healthiest habits that anyone could implement in their everyday lives. Here are their 30...
Doctors Reveal the Real Questions You Should Be Asking Them
Doctors reveal the questions you should ask them at your next appointment to ensure optimal treatment and overall health.
28 Medical Words to Never, Ever Confuse
These words aren’t interchangeable, and a medical mistake could endanger your health.
Doctor Visits You Need to Make at Every Age
If you want to prevent illness, it's important to get the right screenings at the right time—but when is the...
16 Things Your Doctor’s Receptionist Knows About You
You can't lie to us—we have your entire life in your medical file!
11 Mistakes Doctors Wish You’d Stop Making Already
These slipups could seriously compromise your health care, according to the medical professionals we interviewed.
7 of the Craziest Medical Cases Doctors Have Seen on the Job
Strange, creepy, and sometimes ugly medical cases actually exist. Here are real, unbelievable cases doctors have witnessed in the past.
10 Secrets to Finding a Doctor You Can Trust
In the market for a new doc? Read this first. Trust is important, especially when it comes to your doctor....
8 Secrets to Make the Most of Your Next Doctor’s Appointment
Doctor's appointments can be frustrating with long waits, awkward silences, and questions left unanswered. Here are simple tricks to make...
50 Health Rules Doctors Don’t Always Follow—So You Shouldn’t Either
For doctors and other health professionals, being healthy is often a matter of "Do as I say, not as I...
11 Diseases Doctors Are Most Likely to Miss
Some diseases are easy to spot, but others take longer to diagnose. Here's how to get a quicker diagnosis when...