While doctors and 'allied health practitioners' work together, their treatment recommendations sometimes differ. Who do you listen to?
Whether you know your derm from book club or you follow your PCP on social media, here are guidelines for having doctor-friends.
Apparently, it's a myth that doctors automatically assume patients drink twice as much as they claim.
Sexual health is an aspect of health, and experts say it should be part of the conversation during routine visits.
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To augment virtual care, more healthcare providers are advising patients to take their vitals, or monitor other physiological functions, themselves.
A lot of patients are bringing "health supporters" into the exam room.
At a shared medical appointment, it’s just you, a few doctors and a room full of strangers.
In one study, doctors let patients speak for 11 seconds, on average, before butting in.
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