How to get the best medical care from an internal medicine doctor

In an effort to understand the difference between internal medicine and medical practice, we spoke to a doctor who had spent more than a decade as an internist.He said the distinction is important to keep in mind as you make your decision about a career in medicine.The American Medical Association says internal medicine is a …

How to Prevent a Caesarean Birth

An increasing number of mothers are experiencing a sudden and devastating increase in miscarriages. One of the common concerns among the community is how to prevent a cesareans birth, and the CDC is providing tips for those who need to know the difference between the two. But while the CDC has a good toolkit for those struggling …

How to get a second opinion in an emergency room

The doctors in the emergency room at WakeMed, a privately held hospital in Atlanta, have had to work overtime to help patients with complex medical problems.The hospital is facing a lawsuit over its treatment of the sickest patients in its community, including one patient with cancer, who was diagnosed with the disease before he was …

How to get an appointment with a medical intern at a hospital

By Dan DicksRead more: The hospital where I work, a tertiary health facility in Winnipeg, is a major employer for my employer, and it is also where my father, a cardiac surgeon, works.The hospital, which serves patients in the area of the city where I live, is one of the best in Winnipeg.It is a …