As if the new cholesterol guidelines needed more controversy, the BMJ reported that the chair of the panel responsible for …
Doctors & Nurses
New study shows young docs need to work on bedside manner
When it comes to the obesity epidemic, it’s not just patients, but doctors who need an education.
Doctors are privy to — but not really part of — patients’ most private moments
The latest study suggests that the one-third of Americans who are obese they may not be getting the proper health care they need — because their doctors are biased against treating them.
Making the decision to approve heroic measures to save a loved one’s life can be fraught with emotion, so anxious family members tend to turn to the doctor for guidance, according to the first study to analyze the role that …
To get their patients up to date on their vaccines and screenings, doctors should make sure they get health checkups themselves.
Giving residents less time on duty and more time to sleep was supposed to lead to fewer medical errors. But the latest research shows that’s not the case. What’s going on?
Doctors’ biases may influence how they care for their obese patients.
A study shows physicians may care more than you think about their patients’ pain.
When it comes to healthy behaviors, don’t look to hospital workers as role models
A U.S. Senator’s daughter launches a nonprofit volunteer program to improve health care both in the developing world and at home