Good news: Sex is safe for most heart patients. If you’re healthy enough to walk up two flights of stairs without chest pain or gasping for breath, you can have a love life.
Confirming a diagnosis can sometimes make a big difference. But telling your doctor that you want a second opinion can be uncomfortable.
An anesthesiologist who attached a heart monitor to President John F. Kennedy in a Dallas hospital’s emergency room and interviewed wounded Texas Gov. John Connally for surgery has died. Dr. Adolph H. “Buddy” Giesecke Jr. was 79.
Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1, doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people.
No shot, no service. It sounds extreme, but that’s how far some doctors are going to protect some of their patients. A growing number of physicians are standing up to families who decide not to get vaccines.
More adults appear to be getting sick with a bacterium that commonly attacks children – strep throat.
A law that took effect this month bars the Texas Medical Board from considering complaints against doctors if they come from anonymous sources.
Scores of North Texas parents are rushing to get their kids immunized before school starts. The last minute push was evident at a Tarrant County immunization clinic on Monday.
How often have you showed up for a doctor or dentist appointment and waited, and waited, and waited? Now it seems the tables are turning and some patients are getting paid to wait for their doctors if the physicians don’t stay on schedule.
A budding model for primary care that encourages the family doctor to act as a health coach who focuses as much on preventing illness as on treating it has shown promising results and saved insurers millions of dollars.
Imagine a migraine that never goes away; that kind of pain is known as “chronic daily headaches” and thousands of Americans deal with it. Now a team of Texas doctors is using a groundbreaking new surgery to end that pain.