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Picking A physician: Convenience Over Reputation Wins

Convenience and access win out over reputation when people over 50 look for a physician for themselves, a new study finds. But online ratings and reviews of physicians play an important role, and should receive attention from providers and policymakers.

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The Talk You Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery

The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry’s heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow.

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How To Get A Cheaper Prescription From The Doctor’s Office

When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, she wasn’t surprised to receive a prescription for an antibiotic cream.

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Why You Should Peek At Your Doctor’s Notes

When Pamela DeSalvo read the clinical note from her doctor’s visit, the words on the page hit her hard: “clinically morbidly obese.”

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How To Get Better Care From Your Doctor

Have you ever wanted to ask your doctor a question but didn’t because you felt uncomfortable?

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Do You Lie To Your Doctor?

Sixty to 80 percent of people surveyed have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to their health, according to a new study.

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