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Fewer Than Half of US Youth Discuss Sensitive Topics With Docs

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.

By Lara DeSanto

What to Look for in Dietician/Nutritionist

If you’re one of the many people committed to a New Year’s resolution this year, that means choosing a lifestyle program that includes a long-term sustainable diet and exercise program. Consider creating a support team to help. One important member o...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Could You Benefit From a Video Visit with Your Doc?

Video doctor-patient visits, which allow health care providers and patients to communicate using a computer can replace in-office visits for many patients.

By Diane Domina

Here's What to Ask Your Doctor About Adjuvant Therapy

Find out whether you're a good candidate for follow-up treatment that can help keep the melanoma from coming back.

By Elizabeth Millard

The 7 Habits of Successful Thyroid Patients

What does it take to be successful as a thyroid patient? Here are seven habits that can help you not only survive but thrive, and truly live well with your thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

10 Questions to Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

Before scheduling surgery for your thyroidectomy, know what to expect by asking your doctor these 10 important questions.

By Mary Shomon

10 Thyroid Treatment Warnings to Watch For

If your doctor has ever told you that thyroid disease is easy to diagnose or treat, he may be mishandling your treatment.

By Mary Shomon

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

How to Create Greater Thyroid Awareness

In today’s socially technological world, tyhroid disease awareness is as easy as ‘sharing’ information with family and friends.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Patients: Are You Overmedicated?

How do you end up getting overmedicated for a thyroid condition and what are the signs, symptoms, and treatment for overmedication?

By Mary Shomon