Hand hygiene is key, especially in hospitals where health care-related infections can be fatal. Yet new research finds that health care workers may not be doing everything they can to protect us.
For the second year in a row, diagnostic errors and improper management of test results in electronic health records top the list of patient safety concerns.
Fewer than one-half of U.S. young people are discussing sensitive issues like sexual health, mental health, and gun safety with their health care providers, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
Video doctor-patient visits, which allow health care providers and patients to communicate using a computer can replace in-office visits for many patients.
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.
When it comes to personal health information, hospitals, doctors’ offices, and insurance companies — not hackers — are responsible for most security breaches.
Guidelines issues by the U.S. Preventive Task Force recommend that primary care doctors screen adults over age 18 for unhealthy alcohol use.
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