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Going to the Doctor

Make Doctors' Visits Easier for Your Kids

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

The way you talk to your child about doctors' visits is important. Kids are sensitive to their parent's emotional state, so a calm and reassuring tone is important.

Tips for Talking to Arrogant Doctors

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

I know as well as anyone how many demands doctors face. We feel pressure to be on time, get a detailed medical history and not make mistakes. But how much time does it take to say hello and give a patient the sense that you are there to help? According to medical research, it does not take much time at all.

10 Things I Know About Doctors Now That I'm In My 60s

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.09.2012 | Fifty

For my 16th birthday, my reluctant mother finally agreed to let me get my ears pierced. Back then, it was a procedure performed at a doctor's office, ...

Do Doctors Deliver the Worst Customer Service?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.19.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

When you think of customer service, the image that comes to mind is a long line at a cash register, right? Yet some of the worst customer service being delivered comes from the medical community.

How To Find Your Voice In The Doctor's Office

Marc Darrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Darrow

I'm always surprised at how many people accept the nature of their healthcare for the simple reason that they believe they don't really have a choice ...