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The Secrets Doctors Don't Tell You About Prescription Medicine
The Secrets Doctors Don't Tell You About Prescription MedicineYou just filled that new prescription… and now you wonder if you should call the doctor again to ask for a sedative. Your high blood pressure (or sinus infection or arthritis) suddenly became a major budget item. What can you do to change that?
Review: Smart Balance Sweetened Peanut Butter: Opinions from expert and readers

Smart Balance Sweetened Peanut Butter

WHAT IT IS: Smart Balance is rolling out a twist on their Omega Peanut Butter.

The product has about same calories, saturated fat, sodium and fiber as leading brands but more heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. We asked two readers and an expert to test it out.

How to Stop Snoring: A Doctor's Top-7 Tips

sleepA doctor gives proven advice for how to stop snoring, including weight loss, avoiding sedatives at night and using gadgets and aids to help you not snore.

Is Generic Medicine as Good as Brand Name?

FDA generic drugsThe economy has made bargain shoppers out of all of us. And for many people, one of the most expensive things to do is go to the doctor. Generic medications’ cheaper price tags help. But there are some questions that need answering before we accept them as ideal budget savers. Are they as good as name brands? Are they safe? Effective? A good option in every case?

No-Fear Dentistry: Dentist-office trends - fun, relaxing, pain-free

Dental Top 5

You’re in a dentist’s office. Wait! Don’t panic.

Take a big whiff. What do you smell? Is that … lavender?


If thinking about the dentist conjures up images of painful drills, stinky clinical rooms, and incessant grinding and squealing noises, boy are you out of the loop! Pull up your massage chair and turn on your iPod. It’s time for a lesson in modern dentistry.
What Is Inflammation in Your Body? How It's Measured and Treated


Inflammation has been connected to heart disease, stroke and cancer. But what is inflammation? How do you know if you have it? How is it measured or tested? And what should you do about it? A family doctor answers.
5 Sleep Apnea Questions: FAQs From a Sleep Doctor

Sleep Apnea - Crash CourseCurious about sleep apnea? We bet you've wondered about at least one of these questions. Get answers straight from a sleep doctor.

Obama's Health-Care Plan: Pros and Cons Debate

We asked two doctors about the pros and cons of President Obama's health-care plan--so-called "Obamacare." Here's what they had to say. (Plus: Join the debate in our comments section!)

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