Doctor & Patient


The Evolution of Thyroid Treatment

Thyroid diagnosis and treatment has come a long way in the last five years — in both the traditional and naturopathic fields.

By Mary Shomon

What's in a Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Care Plan?

A care plan ensures that you and your doctors are on the same page about your post-cancer treatment.

By Sheila M. Eldred

When Arguing With Doctors Could Save Your Life

Doctors make mistakes. Doctors don’t always know everything. Doctors are human, too.

By Ginger Vieira

Answers to 9 Women’s Health Questions You May Be Embarrassed to Ask

Wondering about vaginal odor or discharge, or whether it’s normal if you can’t orgasm? We have answers to all of your burning questions.

By Eileen Bailey

Five Reasons to See Your Rheumatologist More Often

If you feel ‘okay,’ it’s easy to avoid going to your rheumatologist — especially when you’re afraid of what they might say. Here’s why you should pull up your bootstraps and go.

By Emil DeAndreis

Advanced Stage Melanoma: Navigating Information Overload

How you can be smart, organized, and assertive about seeking the best treatment for your metastatic melanoma.

By Stephanie Stephens

Sexual Health: How to Be Your Own Advocate

Visiting your doctor for a sexual health issue can be daunting. These tips can help you feel more confident and get the care you need.

By Emily Depasse

Reverse T3: A Roadblock to Thyroid Succes

Conventional endocrinologists don’t test for reverse T3 (RT3), but it can play an important part in your thyroid function, and can be set off by something as simple as stress.

By Mary Shomon

Your Doctor-Visit Prep Toolbox

To help you have a more meaningful and productive doctor visit, here are tools, trackers, and preparation tips for your next appointment.

Working with Your Team

Getting the right care can make a world of difference in your MS.

By Beth Howard