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We Know Why You Sometimes Lie to Your Doctor

There are many reasons you might lie to your doctors, but new surveys say the fear of being judged and embarrassed are two of the biggest.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

Are You Worried About the Security of Your Personal Health Info?

When it comes to personal health information, hospitals, doctors’ offices, and insurance companies — not hackers — are responsible for most security breaches.

By Diane Domina

Task Force Recommends Alcohol Screening

Guidelines issues by the U.S. Preventive Task Force recommend that primary care doctors screen adults over age 18 for unhealthy alcohol use.

By Diane Domina

How Medically Accurate is Your Favorite Hospital Show?

From “Grey’s” to “Scrubs,” learn about how closely your favorite doctor TV shows mimic real-life medicine.

By Lara DeSanto

How to Manage Multiple Illnesses

Have you been newly diagnosed with multiple illnesses? Check out these tips on how to live a thriving life while managing multiple diseases.

By Alisha Bridges

Are Your Food and Fitness Trackers Helping You?

What is the information stored on your tracker really doing for you? More importantly—what’s it doing for your doctor to help you?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.