Small changes can help medical offices feel a little less alienating and a little more human.
A primer on Trump-era policies related to insurance coverage, medical treatment options and health information.
After sitting through my cats' checkup, I wondered if their vet would take me on as a patient, too.
More scribes are popping up in exam rooms every year. Here's what to know about these medical assistants.
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The lack of price transparency in healthcare can leave patients feeling powerless, but there are steps you can take to rein in costs.
Whether you're picking a new health plan or deciphering a medical bill, it helps to speak healthcare-ese.
What is and isn’t considered preventive, and how that decision is made.
For former cult members, the process of adjusting to life without a guru includes reclaiming personal agency in healthcare.
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