By Marisa Weiss, MD, Special to Everyday Health In my own practice as a breast oncologist, I have always viewed caring for my patients as a partnership. While I have the medical expertise and knowledge about breast cancer, the women I care for are the experts on their very individual…
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— Misperceptions abound that it's safer than cigarettes, researchers say.
Americans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease face high out-of-pocket costs and other significant barriers to adequate medical care, a new report finds. "This report reveals a real patchwork of care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," the report's lead author, Dr. Meilan Han, said in a news release from…
— Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer.
— Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue.
— Lactoferrin is safe for newborns and might prevent pneumonia and meningitis, researchers say.
— Start by installing detectors on every floor of your home, and know what to do if they sound.
— Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say.
— Users say they're unaware the lithium batteries are a potential fire hazard.
Children are back in school, and if you're a parent, grandparent or caregiver, you had to make sure your students had their required vaccinations to start the school year. And while we often think of kids when we think of vaccines, it is important to remember that adults need them…