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…

Doctors shouldn’t routinely recommend e-cigarettes to smokersDoctors

Doctors shouldn’t routinely recommend e-cigarettes to smokers

Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The health benefits of quitting smoking are widely accepted, but researchers from…

5 reasons you should have a family doctorDoctors

5 reasons you should have a family doctor

By Michael Rabovsky, M.D. If you have a medical need — sudden flu symptoms, nagging back pain, an unexpected rash…

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited adviceDoctors

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited advice

By Julie Corliss, Harvard Health Letters If you’ve ever used the Internet to find a health care provider, chances are…

Anesthesiologists Form New MegapracticeBusiness of Healthcare

Anesthesiologists Form New Megapractice

By Tom Mullaney Anesthesiologists are expert at putting people to sleep. Now, a group of approximately 120 such specialists are…

Demystifying Doctor and Hospital RatingsBusiness of Healthcare

Demystifying Doctor and Hospital Ratings

When looking at online doctor ratings sites, consider the source By Leigh Page With thousands of doctors and more than…

Indie Docs Versus the NetworksBusiness of Healthcare

Indie Docs Versus the Networks

The pros and cons of hospital groups and independent physicians comes down to groups of independent patients By Tom Mullaney…

McShane: Agent of ChangeBusiness of Healthcare

McShane: Agent of Change

New specialist at University of Chicago Medicine works to clear things up on lesser-known disease By Tom Mullaney Dr. Pamela…

The Price of PreventionBusiness of Healthcare

The Price of Prevention

Dr. Mark Rosenbloom is trying to keep us healthier earlier, but can we afford it? By Alex Lubischer At first…