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Gynecologist talking to woman about endometrial cancer.

What Your GYN Wants You to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Get the facts about the most common gynecological cancer, including risk factors, diagnosis, treatments, and more, straight from a doctor.

Senior man being discharged from the hospital.

Too Many Hospital Patients Go Home With Black-Box Antibiotics

Many hospitals are cutting back on the use of powerful, risky antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, but are sending patients home with these medications.

Smug, white, male doctor.

It's Your Rheumatoid Arthritis, Not Your Doctor's

You are the expert on how you feel. Help your doctor find the best treatment options for your RA by speaking up for yourself in the exam room.

Rheumatologist explaining something to a patient.

A Good Doctor is Hard to Find

Finding a good rheumatologist is like dating: You may have to try a few before finding 'the one.'

Empowered woman with outstretched arms by a lake.

How to Be Your Own Best Advocate With RA

It takes practice but knowing how to advocate for yourself will help you feel confident and safe in the treatments you receive.

Man feeling stressed while listening to a mental health care professional.

When Mental Health Professional Offer Conflicting Advice

It's important to work with a team of mental health professionals, but what when they say different things? Patient advocate Mike Veny weighs in.

Senior wife hugging husband in a wheelchair.

How to Help Your Elder in Crisis

Frequent emergencies are part of caring for an elderly spouse or parent. Thinking more like an ER doctor can help you make quick, informed decisions at a moment's notice.

Doctor talking to a teenage patient.

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*.

Nutritionist taking notes.

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...

Doctor and patient video chat on laptop.

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.