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Doctor Visits

Can Group Visits Save Preventative Medicine?

James Maskell | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
James Maskell

Dr. Charlap's experiment in Florida may have failed, but if we can learn from his mistakes and adapt to and innovate within the medical system we have now, it seems like a sustainable model for preventative medicine might close at hand.

10 Best New Year's Resolutions for 2014

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

New Years, and the time I always resolve to lose more weight, is arriving. Will I once again choose a diet du jour, and try to follow it for a few months, only to slip back into my favorite high calorie snacks and desserts?

The Doctor Will See You ... When The Boss Says She Can

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I did something very liberating last week; unfortunately, it was liberating with a dash of stupid. After waiting 75 minutes for my appointment to see the doctor, I got mad and walked out.

11 Things Midlife Women Want Their Doctors To Know

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

This is a rather confusing time in my life; in fact, it's almost like being a teenager all over again (minus the wonderfully un-saggy skin and quick metabolism). My hormones are shifting. My body is changing. I'm feeling new sensations -- both mentally and physically -- and everything seems to be fluctuating.

Is This The Key To Preventing Missed Doctor Visits Among HIV Patients?

Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living

For people living with HIV, strict adherence to appointments and medication regimens is vital to managing their condition and keeping it from progress...

The Startling Cost Of Food Allergies

Posted 07.06.2011 | Food

A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology calculates that doctor visits, hospital care and lost work days due to food al...