You may consider postponing a doctor appointment during COVID-19. An expert explains why that's a bad idea and how patients can stay safe visiting the doc.
today • ~4 min
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Almost 10% of physicians in the US are doctors of osteopathic medicine, and that proportion is rising. Their medical knowledge matches that of other doctors; the difference is the philosophy behind it.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: history-of-medicine physicians musculoskeletal medical-training medical-schools medical-students musculoskeletal-pain patient-care
When a celebrity, politician or other influential person checks in, a health care team can feel pressured to give in to a VIP's wishes.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Loss of Black-owned doctor offices during the economic downturn may be one more way the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affects communities of color.
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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Young people with chronic disease need help transitioning from pediatric to adult health care, researchers say. The key to making it easier? Confidence.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Gay men may miss screening and basic health care due to discrimination or a lack of knowledge on the part of providers, a new study shows.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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Non-COVID-19 doctor visits declined about 40% during the first six weeks or so of the pandemic. Stay-at-home orders likely played a significant role.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~5 min
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Health care workers in the United States are struggling with a range of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report.
July 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Health workers could get some more protection against droplets as they fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with a clear barrier box.
May 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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