Antibiotic resistance

Buying prescription drugs online

Buying prescription drugs online?

CAM claims

Considering a complementary treatment?

Cosmetic surgery

Considering cosmetic surgery? Here's help deciding whether surgery is right for you.

Ear infection treatment: Do alternative therapies work?

Health exchanges

Health insurance exchanges are big news, but what are they and how do they work?

Health savings accounts

You're considering a health savings account and a high-deductible health plan, but how do you know if this is the right option for you?

Herbal supplement interactions

Herbal supplements: Caution ahead

Living wills


Stressed out? Muscles ache? A massage might be what you need. But get the facts first.

Medication errors

Mindfulness exercises

What can mindfulness exercises do for you? Get the facts.

Myths about cancer causes

Natural treatments: Can you spot a fraud?

Organ donation myths

Urban legends and misinformation surround organ donation. Separate the fact from fiction.

Palliative care

If you or a loved one has a serious illness, palliative care might be an option. Understand the benefits of palliative care.

Personal health record

Pet therapy

Therapy animals can provide comfort during illness and help speed recovery.


Before giving you a prescription, your doctor orders a test to see how you're likely to respond. Science fiction? No. Pharmacogenomics.

Rx check: Do you know what you're taking?

Rx check: Know what you're taking

Tai chi

With gentle movements and focused breathing, tai chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. See if it's right for you.

Taking meds? Hold the grapefruit juice

Web savvy: Choose health sites with care

Apr. 08, 2014