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Technical skills aren't the only thing that makes for a good doctor. Making patients happy with their healthcare also means having a good doctor-patient relationship.
Patients are happiest when they have good relationships with their doctors, and clearly any such good relationship only becomes possible when doctors are sensitive to the feelings of their patients and offer them the opportunity to take an active role in their own health care management.
With so much of our lives these days surrounding health care, as talk of Obamacare hits the front pages of the press daily, there has been a tendency to glorify the medical profession by many people. However, it's not necessarily a good idea to leave your health entirely in the hands of the medical profession without asking questions about what is being done to you and why.
Recent research shows that inappropriate medical testing and intervention is a serious problem which presents patients with a real sense of urgency insofar as wanting their rights protected to ask
Health conscious consumers have been rallying against the plasticizer Bisphenol-A that has been linked to ill health effects New research shows, contrary to what we thought we knew, that even tiny amounts of BPA poses significant health risks to humans and wildlife alike. The finding is frightening, considering we’ve all been exposed to the chemical daily.
Soft drink consumption has been highlighted extensively in the past two years for its deleterious effect on health. Two new studies suggest how sugar and soda can harm the kidneys that are important organs for filtering toxins from the body.
Contamination of drinking water is a very serious problem which can lead to serious illness and disease, and even to death. Although the problem of contaminated water is greatest in the developing world, there are also problems with this in the United States and other developed countries which can be life threatening. Initiatives to deal with this problem with natural solutions have been encouraging.
A kidney donation is a gift of life, but would you sell one of yours for the right price? According to a new study by researchers at the University of Calgary in Canada found that that paying kidney donors would not only increase donation rates but also would be cost-effective.
It is amazing how a tiny creature often no bigger than a dime and known for its incredible ability to weave strong, intricate webs, can send a grown person into a frenzy. Yet spiders can have that effect on many people, which is why this article explains how to remove spiders and spider webs from your home without freaking out as well as some good things about these creatures.
The planet earth is becoming a less habitable place to live daily. In fact someday the earth may become so filthy from pollution it may not be able to sustain any human life. One of the major killers on the planet at this time is air pollution from traffic which is causing dramatic increases in serious respiratory illnesses, cardiac diseases, cancer, and death.
Despite the dangers of texting while driving, it’s a growing trend that is fast becoming one of America’s top killers. According to the National Safety Council, texting while driving causes 1,600,000 accidents per year, which is almost 25% of all car accidents.
What if you were told that you could predict when you will die by simply staring closely at your facial features? Would you want to look in the mirror?
With 1% of the female gender suffering from anorexia, finding a genetic source becomes invaluable in discovering better treatments.
While we all know that a good night’s sleep helps us feel refreshed and re-energized, researchers from the University of Wisconsin in Madison recently discovered that sleep also increases the repro