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Diabetes specialist measuring a patient's blood sugar.

Does the U.S. Need More Diabetes Specialists?

Diabetes care falls between primary care physicians and endocrinologists. Will we need more specialists as diabetes becomes more common?

Doctor showing tablet to a young patient.

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Your Reproductive Health

You may not think of a gynecologist as someone who could help you deal with eating disorder symptoms, but in fact, they can play a key role.

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How to Get the Best RA Treatment

A new treatment style called treat-to-target tailors your rheumatoid arthritis care plan to your symptoms. Here's how it works.

Young couple talking to sex therapist.

What Does a Sex Therapist Do, Anyway?

Seeking help for sexual problems can be daunting, but a qualified therapist can help you on your path to a happier, healthier sex life.

Hospital curtains.

Hospital Privacy Curtains: A Source of Harmful Germs

Privacy curtains in hospital rooms can threaten patient safety by harboring dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria and being a breeding ground and potential source of infection.

Pain specialist examining the knee of a patient with arthritis pain.

Seeing a Pain Specialist for RA

Treating rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t begin and stop with a rheumatologist. A pain specialist is also an important part of your care team.

Nurse answering questions for Crohn's patient

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Crohn's

Just diagnosed with Crohn's disease? Here's how to get the conversation started with your GI doctor.

Getting Your Emotional Life Back After Cancer

Adjust to life after cancer by following these tips for learning from your experience, embracing gratitude, and offering your support to others.

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Does The Oncologist Want You To Do More Yoga?

Doctors have new guidelines for using yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and other complementary approaches for alleviating breast cancer symptoms and side effects.

Doctor holding up ovarian cancer awareness ribbon

Ovarian Cancer Treatments You Should Know

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with ovarian cancer? Here’s what you should know about the latest therapies available.