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Should You Choose a Female Doctor?

By TARA PARKER-POPE

Studies show that female doctors tend to listen more, and their patients — both male and female — tend to fare better.

Should You Choose a Female Doctor?

By TARA PARKER-POPE

Studies show that female doctors tend to listen more, and their patients — both male and female — tend to fare better.

Doctors: My Patient’s Sisters

By HELEN OUYANG, M.D.

It was vividly clear, in every touch and gaze, that a patient’s family had made the right decision.

Doctors: My Patient’s Sisters

By HELEN OUYANG, M.D.

It was vividly clear, in every touch and gaze, that a patient’s family had made the right decision.

Doctors: Playing Doctor to Our Children

By MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D.

We dismissed our 9-year-old son’s complaints and directed him to the bathroom. But then he stopped eating.

Doctors: Playing Doctor to Our Children

By MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D.

We dismissed our 9-year-old son’s complaints and directed him to the bathroom. But then he stopped eating.

The Checkup: When Medicines Affect a Child’s Mind and Behavior

By PERRI KLASS, M.D.

What doctors and parents should discuss about medicating a child for A.D.H.D., anxiety or depression.

The Checkup: When Medicines Affect a Child’s Mind and Behavior

By PERRI KLASS, M.D.

What doctors and parents should discuss about medicating a child for A.D.H.D., anxiety or depression.

When Your β€˜Regular Doctor’ Could Be Anyone

By BARRON H. LERNER, M.D.

Just what duty, if any, exists for doctors to keep tabs on their sickest patients?

A Fear of Lawsuits Really Does Seem to Result in Extra Medical Tests

By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ

Doctors are known for complaining about how the malpractice system adds costs. But it has been hard to prove, until now.

50 More Women Sue U.S.C. as Accusations of Gynecologist’s Abuse Pile Up

By MIHIR ZAVERI

The allegations against Dr. George Tyndall have prompted a criminal investigation and a federal inquiry into U.S.C.’s handling of complaints against him.

When Your β€˜Regular Doctor’ Could Be Anyone

By BARRON H. LERNER, M.D.

Just what duty, if any, exists for doctors to keep tabs on their sickest patients?

A Fear of Lawsuits Really Does Seem to Result in Extra Medical Tests

By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ

Doctors are known for complaining about how the malpractice system adds costs. But it has been hard to prove, until now.

Sniffles? Cancer? Under Medicare Plan, Payments for Office Visits Would Be Same for Both

By ROBERT PEAR

The Trump administration hopes to cut red tape by establishing a single Medicare rate for office visits. But the change could reduce payments for the sickest patients, doctors warn.

Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor’s Orders.

By AMITHA KALAICHANDRAN, M.D.

“Forest bathing,” or immersing yourself in nature, is being embraced by doctors and others as a way to combat stress and improve health.

Running After a Heart Attack

By JEN A. MILLER

Today, many doctors prescribe exercise for their patients who have had a heart attack.

Doctors: Is It Getting Harder to Care for Poor Patients?

By DHRUV KHULLAR, M.D.

We’ve been unable — or unwilling — to include social factors in how we support and pay doctors.

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