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.
Is Your Hospital Diverting Ambulances Because of COVID-19?
How Ambulances Work
Despite Common Myth, Ambulance Companies Can't Avoid Certain Neighborhoods
Womanikin: Overcoming the Stigma of Breasts and CPR
Women Less Likely to Receive CPR in Public, Study Finds
Should You Pee on a Jellyfish Sting?
Why Are Potassium Iodide Pills Selling Like Crazy?
Why Are Some Shots Given in the Arm and Some in the Bum?
FDA Approves New Alzheimer's Drug Against Expert Panel Advice
Compression Wear Is Key to Sports and Surgical Recovery
Hearing Aids Are About to Get Much More Affordable
Will mRNA Technology Transform Medicine Beyond COVID-19?
Anesthesia Awareness: When You're 'Awake and Aware' During Surgery
Prehab Could Make Your Recovery From Surgery a Bit Easier
Placebo Surgeries Are Effective, But Are They Ethical?
Honey Can Help If Your Child Swallows a Button Battery
What Is the Rarest Personality Type?
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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Doctors from various medical fields list themselves as sports medicine practitioners. Sports medicine has made great contributions to the general public by producing evidence of the benefits of exercise. Learn about sports medicine practitioners.
Gynecologists focus on the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of disorders of the female reproductive system. Obstetricians deal specifically with pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions. Learn about what gynecologists and obstetricians do.
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.