Mayo Clinic Q&A: For most men, vasectomy reversal a viable option at any time

Mayo Clinic Q&A: For most men, vasectomy reversal a viable option at any time

By Landon Trost, M.D., Tribune Content Agency DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to have a successful reverse vasectomy nine…

Critical Questions: What to Ask Your Doctor During a Consultation

Critical Questions: What to Ask Your Doctor During a Consultation

By Eve Becker Even if a doctor is in a rush, patients have the right to make sure that their…

Health Literacy

Health Literacy

Simplifying patient communication can lead to better health outcomes By Eve Becker When patients leave the doctor’s office, the control…

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Choosing a primary care physician is critical to your health and wellness. It can be difficult when the marketplace is…

A Breast Cancer Q&A

A Breast Cancer Q&A

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Terri Yablonsky Stat talked to Dr. Nora Hansen, surgical oncologist, Breast Surgery Division at…

Critical Questions: When is it time to consider palliative or hospice care?

Critical Questions: When is it time to consider palliative or hospice care?

By Karen Schwartz Dr. Gordon Wood, assistant medical director at Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter and director of palliative medicine…

Critical Questions about ACA Fallout: Flips in Price and Power

Critical Questions about ACA Fallout: Flips in Price and Power

You do have options. Don’t you?By Tom Mullaney With more people moving into high-deductible health insurance programs, it will pay…

Considering Your Cancer Diagnosis: Critical Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Considering Your Cancer Diagnosis: Critical Questions to Ask Your Doctor

A Homemade TreatmentBy Morgan Lord There are many cancer patients who want to get right back to their personal and…

The Equality Equation

The Equality Equation

LGBT equality takes another step forward with American Academy of Pediatrics endorsement of gay marriage By Patrick Kenney Last month’s…

Diagnosed with Infertility: Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Diagnosed with Infertility: Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Dr. Mary Wood Molo, a physician at Women’s Health Consultants and director of the IVF program at Rush University Medical…