Taking care of your health involves choosing a doctor and understanding how to best get the care you need. This section will help you deal with these issues and provide some fun and shocking facts about the medical field.
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FDA Approves OTC Narcan Nasal Spray for Opioid Overdose
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Medical Schools Have Come a Long Way From Grave Robbing to Get Cadavers
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How Doctor On Demand Works
Anesthesia Awareness: When You're 'Awake and Aware' During Surgery
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Veins, Needles, Yikes: What to Know Before Having Blood Drawn
Are Army medics and doctors on the front lines?
Can civilians become doctors in the U.S. Army?
Do Army doctors and medics carry weapons?
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Medicare is a major effort on the part of the U. S. government to provide affordable health insurance for seniors over 65 and people with certain disabilities. But the program had a lot of twists and turns, as well as an alphabet soup of parts.
When you're dissatisfied with a physician's performance, working through communication problems may be preferable to finding another health care professional. Learn what to do to repair a communication breakdown with your health care provider.