Does your doctor’s gender matter?Doctors

Does your doctor’s gender matter?

By Robert H. Shmerling, M.D. Harvard Health Blog I’ve read medical research studies that surprised me. I’ve read medical news…

Keeping the human connection in medicineDoctors

Keeping the human connection in medicine

Harvard Health Blog By John Sanford Limouze, M.D. The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a thoughtful essay by…

Heart risk similar for all NSAIDs other than aspirinPharmaceuticals

Heart risk similar for all NSAIDs other than aspirin

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I take ibuprofen almost every day for arthritis…

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steamInsurance

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steam

By Eleanor Laise Consumers who are skeptical of traditional long-term-care insurance are snapping up “hybrid” policies combining life insurance with…

Commonly prescribed osteoporosis drugs aren’t for everyoneOsteoporosis

Commonly prescribed osteoporosis drugs aren’t for everyone

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: The bisphosphonate drugs I take for osteoporosis aren’t working in my case. My doctor…

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is neededPharmaceuticals

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is needed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have heard that taking coenzyme Q10 is good for people who take statins.…

Travel abroad for low-cost careBusiness of Healthcare

Travel abroad for low-cost care

By Miriam Cross, Kiplinger Personal Finance After an emergency-room visit in 2014 revealed a bleeding blood vessel in his brain,…

Dental TourismBusiness of Healthcare

Dental Tourism

Getting a root canal in Mexico slashed my expenses—and I got a vacation out of it By Leigh Page When…

Beyond Opioids: New guidelines offer safest ways to control painPharmaceuticals

Beyond Opioids: New guidelines offer safest ways to control pain

By Cleveland Clinic’s Chronic Conditions Team In the past, if you had minor surgery or an injury your doctor would…

A Community That MattersBusiness of Healthcare

A Community That Matters

Photo above: Matter offices. Photos by Garrett Rowland for Gensler The shared supportive space, Matter, makes a big difference in…