As adventure travel grows, so does the field of wilderness medicine.
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5 MDs on using alternative treatments in Western medicine.
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After sitting through my cats' checkup, I wondered if their vet would take me on as a patient, too.
5 pain specialists discuss the common, stigmatized condition — and what people get wrong about it.
Why doesn't the U.S. take medical clowning seriously?
5 providers on the medical inquiries that make patients blush — and how to get over the awkwardness.
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