How Do  Doctors Unwind?

How Do Doctors Unwind?

Being a physician is demanding. With long days, grueling surgeries and complex patient care, physician stress and burnout are off…

5 Things Doctors Would Never Do

5 Things Doctors Would Never Do

Ever wonder where your physician draws the line when it comes to their health or the health of their family?…

What Doctors Know: Reluctance to see doctor among key men’s health issues

What Doctors Know: Reluctance to see doctor among key men’s health issues

Source: University of Mississippi Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com Men have higher morbidity rates in almost every one of the leading causes…

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited advice

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited advice

By Julie Corliss, Harvard Health Letters If you’ve ever used the Internet to find a health care provider, chances are…

Indie Docs Versus the Networks

Indie Docs Versus the Networks

The pros and cons of hospital groups and independent physicians comes down to groups of independent patients By Tom Mullaney…

The Primary Problem

As the population grows, so does the need for effective primary care. Yet the number of family doctors has dwindled,…

A Hazy Shade of Healthcare

What does tort reform mean for local doctors, insurance companies and you? By Morgan Lord Many of us have a…

For the Love of Lipitor

Lipitor’s hold on the cholesterol drug market keeps you from saving money, but not much By Patrick Kenney According to…

Bringing Healthcare Up to Speed

How electronic medical records are improving an outdated system by Carroll Cole Once upon a time, to find a book at…

The Price of Prevention

The Price of Prevention

Dr. Mark Rosenbloom is trying to keep us healthier earlier, but can we afford it? By Alex Lubischer At first…

Brain Tumors: Critical Questions to Ask Your Doctor

By Vikram C. Prabhu, MD, FAANS, FACS, Associate Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Loyola University Medical Center 1. What kind of…

Questions to Ask Your Vitreoretinal Specialist

By Ahmed Abdelsalam, MD, FAAO, FACS, Managing Partner at Chicagoland Retinal Consultants 1. Are you board certified by the American Board of…

Age of the Machines

Age of the Machines

How the da Vinci robot is changing the face of surgery. by Patrick Kenney The idea of machines conducting procedures…

Brain Power

More noninvasive technology really getting at brain tumors by Nancy Maes The brain is the home for so much of…

A New Frontier

A New Frontier

How a molecule in the cornea could help fight blindness—and maybe cancer by Patrick Kenney This is how scientific discovery…

Where is all the Medicine?

Where is all the Medicine?

Rampant drug shortages demand the attention of everyone—from patients to Obama By Patrick Kenney Every year, there are periods during…

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Reducing the inflammation and painful, swollen, tender joints in rheumatoid arthritis not only gives much greater comfort but also reduces…