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Doctors Significantly Better Than Google, According To New Research

Kathryn Doyle | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.25.2016 | Home

(Reuters Health) - Doctors are much better than symptom-checker programs at reaching a correct diagnosis, though the humans are not perfect and might ...

Cold And Flu Season Will Hit These 20 Cities Hardest In 2016

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.28.2015 | Home

The start of the new year is supposed to represent a clean and healthy slate. But for many Americans, it'll be the beginning of a week of nose-blowing...

Forget Ashley Madison! Any Website Can Arrange An Affair

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Home

By now, you've heard about the hacking of Ashley Madison, a website designed to help married men and women cheat on their spouses. So, what now? Are t...

Surrender for Life

James Altucher | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
James Altucher

We were the only people who visited Michael Singer. In 1971 he moved to a small plot of land in his van. His hope was to basically sit there and surrender to whatever the universe had to offer.

5 Reasons Growing Older Is More Awesome Than Awful

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.11.2015 | Home

Aging, the way our grandparents did it, was downright hard. It led to us saying things like "getting old isn't for sissies." Here's why we think it's ...

How Not to Raise a Generation of Quitters

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 03.16.2015 | Home
Rebecca Jackson

The new parenting model is a "hybrid" philosophy called "Empowerment Parenting" and it might just help us raise an entire generation of successful students.

Sitting Is the New Smoking and a Hazard to Your Career Health

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.14.2015 | Home
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You've heard it before. We spend most of our waking hours at work, and many spend the majority of their time at a desk in front of a computer. Not to ...

Thank You, WebMD, for my High-Tech Hypochondria

Abby Heugel | Posted 08.10.2014 | Home
Abby Heugel

Anyone who has ever logged on to WebMD knows that typing in more than one symptom can result in a diagnosis of hypochondria and then side effects from drugs you're not even taking.

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. Speaks -- Purdue North Central Sinai Forum

Bill Couzens | Posted 02.04.2014 | Home
Bill Couzens

Dr. Cuomo says, "It is an honor and a privilege to participate in the Sinai Forum, which has graciously hosted many formidable men and women for the past 60 years."

The Expiration Date Conspiracy

Allison Fine | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home
Allison Fine

Having a best friend who is an internist is like falling in love with someone and then finding out that they are really, really rich.

Tweens and Instagram: How to Do It Right

Scott Shamberg | Posted 06.01.2013 | Home
Scott Shamberg

Do you, as a parent, get involved when a feed you're following through your child looks like a modern day Mean Girls? Instagram is today's digital diary with one big difference -- everyone CAN read it and you can't throw it away.

Piano Chicken and Other Tales of Cooking Gone Wrong

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Robinson

What makes the difference between a cook like Dan and somebody like me, whose efforts often result in meals like volcanic eggs, or those shortbread cookies I made where I forgot to put in the flour, even though that was one of just four ingredients?

ChickRx Is A WebMD For Twenty-Something Women | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

ChickRx provides relevant, fresh personal health information to young women. It's sort of like a DailyCandy-meets-WebMD for health news....

Doctor in Your Pocket and On Your Screen

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Lee Schneider

Epidemiologists in remote places could use their phones to monitor the spread of disease and alert public health authorities to direct resources where they're needed.

I Must Have Anthrax, The Internet Says So

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

It is okay to research and gather information when various symptoms present themselves, but avoid self-diagnosis. Leave diagnosis up to your primary care physician or medical specialist.

Sharecare Builds A Web 3.0 Bridge To Better Health

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Dr. Dean Ornish

Searching for health information on the web can feel overwhelming. The power of the Internet is also its limitation--it provides information, but not guidance on how to sort what is credible and what is not.

Real Health Care Reform Begins in the Kitchen

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Christina Pirello

For the life of me, I can't figure out why every single American isn't eating a healthy diet. I can't believe that there's one person who wants to be fat, at risk of disease, lethargic, foggy and achy.