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Should You Drink Tap or Bottled Water?

Bottled water, a multibillion dollar industry, costs up to 2,000 times more than tap water—but is it really more healthy and safe? Let's find out why medical professionals often recommend tap water over bottled water—the answers may surprise you

October 21, 2015 — Sanaz Majd MD

Why Your Doctor Won't Prescibe Antibiotics

Why are some doctors so stingy with antibiotics? House Call Doctor reveals the dangers of antibiotic overuse. Plus - the reason why it's so hard to get a prescription for antibiotics over the phone

July 29, 2015 — Sanaz Majd MD

What Is Travelers' Diarrhea?

Traveler's diarrhea is the most common illness in those who travel internationally, occurring in almost half of all travelers. If you plan on traveling abroad, make sure you understand the symptoms of this illness and how to treat it. Plus, learn 8 tips to prevent TD from ruining your trip.

June 17, 2015 — Sanaz Majd MD

Why Can't My Doctor Spend More Time with Me?

You wait for over an hour to see your doctor, only to be rushed out of his office in a few minutes. Why is this? House Call Doctor explains the 5 reasons behind the flawed primary care system in the U.S.

May 13, 2015 — Sanaz Majd MD

Why Is My Doctor Always Late?

Do you hate arriving 15 minutes early for your doctor's appointment only to find the doctor running an hour behind? House Call Doctor tackles this complex issue

April 1, 2015 — Sanaz Majd MD

What Is Diverticulitis?

Do nuts, seeds, corn, and popcorn really cause this potentially serious condition? The House Call Doctor explains the latest research.

February 25, 2015 — Sanaz Majd MD

How to Diagnose and Treat Gout

Gout sends almost 4 million people to the doctor’s office every year. If you are overweight, drink alcohol, or are under treatment for high blood pressure, you are at risk. But what is it and how can you prevent it?

December 17, 2014 — Sanaz Majd MD

What Is Enterovirus D68?

Enterovirus D68 is one of the many viruses that cause the common cold. But it can also cause breathing difficulties in some patients. If you have children, especially if they suffer from asthma, read on for more from the House Call Doctor about this virus.

December 3, 2014 — Sanaz Majd MD

Understanding Ebola

What exactly is Ebola, how do you get it, and what are the symptoms? The House Call Doctor answers your questions

November 19, 2014 — Sanaz Majd MD

Understanding Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to depression, cancer, and even heart attacks. But are these claims true? Should you get your Vitamin D levels checked? The House Call Doctor separates Vitamin D facts from fiction

November 9, 2014 — Sanaz Majd MD

Mystery Diagnosis: Chest Pain

Calvin is a 48-year-old CEO of a water filtering company who has been experiencing chest pain for 2 weeks.  Find out what the most common causes of chest pain are and how his doctor determined the root of his scary symptoms. House Call Doctor is on the case 

July 30, 2014 — Sanaz Majd MD

How to Know if You Have Pneumonia

You're coughing, feverish, achy - is it just a bad cold or something worse? House Call Doctor helps you determine if your illness is a run of the mill cold or the more dangerous pneumonia

June 11, 2014 — Sanaz Majd MD

What Is Sleep Apnea?

House Call Doctor: Quick and Dirty Tips for Taking Charge of Your Health

May 29, 2013 — Sanaz Majd MD

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