Thanks to your support, we convinced New York lawmakers to keep New York’s Physician Profile website.
Here’s what you need to know about sleep drugs and the risks.
Check out Public Citizen’s fantastic guide for where to complain, written by Alan Levine, member of Consumers Union’s Safe Patient Network.
Check out this great new video about hand hygiene practices by health care workers created by the Alliance for Safety Awareness for Patients.
Duodenoscopes have contributed to deadly CRE infection outbreaks across the country. Learn how to protect yourself.
Last week, various news outlets reported on a superbug outbreak at UCLA hospital linked to two patient deaths and nearly 180 possibly infected.
What factors do you consider when choosing a doctor? Do you care more about having a doctor who communicates well or is it more important that your doctor has lots of experience and skills?
Learn the Risks and Benefits of Any Drug You Take Taking a new medication is a big deal. When a doctor recommends a new prescription, you should walk away knowing why it was prescribed and how you should monitor your symptoms after taking it. The more informed you are as a patient, the easier it will Continue Reading
Most of us have a bad waiter or waitress experience. Maybe they were rude, made a mistake with your dish, or overcharged you. Similarly, people have had less than optimal experiences in the hospital, as a patient or family member of a patient.
I was shocked to learn that 15,000 people are estimated to die each year because of cancers caused by the radiation in CT scans.