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Going to the Doctor for Anxiety: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Just like a job interview, it is helpful to prepare for your first visit with a doctor for anxiety. Here are some tips on questions to ask and what to expect from your visit.

By Eileen Bailey

Can You Imagine an RA-Free Future?

Most people with RA have to try several drugs before finding one that works for them. But what if you were diagnosed before any symptoms, and treatments were tailored to your very genetic makeup, environment, and lifestyle? That’s precision medicine.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

How to Get the Right Care for Bipolar Disorder

The average bipolar patient spends 10 years finding the right treatment. Michael Pipich offers families and patients a more direct route.

By Michael G. Pipich

A Letter to My Colorectal Surgeon

Jackie, who has ulcerative colitis, pens an open letter to the surgeons that saved her life — with a few suggestions for improving communication.

By Jackie Zimmerman

My TSH Says I’m Fine – Now What?

Sometimes, your TSH, and even your T3 and T4 tests don’t always give the full picture. If your tests come back “normal,” and you still feel like something is off, you may want to ask your doctor to consider these tests as well.

By Ask HealthCentral

Tips for Finding the Right MS Doc

Finding the right MS doc requires asking yourself some important questions. Start with these seven and you’ll be on your way to finding a perfect match.

By Trevis Gleason

Understanding Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Treatment

What's the key to successful treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma? Understanding your diagnosis and treatment options, according to Dr. Gwen Nichols of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She shares how best to navigate your path forward.

Finding the Right Oncologist for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Dr. Gwen Nichols advises patients on key factors to look for in their health care team while navigating a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis and treatment.

Your Cervical Cancer Health Care Team Members

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with cervical cancer? Here's a look at some of the key players who may help with cancer care.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

11 Things a Cervical Cancer Doc Wants You to Know

Learn your risk factors and more key facts about this cancer, straight from an experienced gynecologic oncologist.

By Stephanie Stephens