Prostate cancer screening has become a controversial topic. You may have wondered why your doctor stopped screening you for it. Learn the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening and the risk factors associated with prostate cancer to help you decide whether or not to get screened
Senator McCain's recent brain cancer diagnosis has truly been a shocker. What is Glioblastoma Multiforme? And what are the symptoms of brain cancer so that you are best prepared to take care of you and your loved ones?
Have you ever heard a ringing in your ears and wondered what to do? Up to 50 million people report having tinnitus in the U.S. Yet it is typically a benign condition. What can cause it? And how should you treat it?
The American Health Care Act (AHCA), aka “Trumpcare,” just passed the House of Representatives in hopes of repealing and replacing Obamacare. What is the controversy over pre-existing conditions? What is considered a pre-existing condition? And will you have to pay more for your plan if you have one?
What do you do when you have back pain? In part 2 of our low back pain series, learn the more common causes and treatment of low back pain.
Lower back pain is the fifth-most common reason that drives people to the doctor's office. Learn the tips on how to prepare for your doctor's visit
Insomnia is a very common medical condition in today's high-stress world. Aside from prescription drugs, you may have been curious about over-the-counter melatonin supplements. But do they work? Are they safe?
Have you ever wondered if your coworker or estranged family member could possibly be suffering from a clinical personality disorder? Why are they so difficult to deal with?
Join House Call Doctor as she reviews crucial tips on how to be a healthy vegetarian and avoid any medical pitfalls.
A new study suggests a link between hormonal contraceptives and depression. Which methods were more likely to cause these mood changes? And what do you need to know before you make any decisions about your contraceptive health?
A visit to your doctor may not always be the best idea. Here's five common reasons to skip that primary care office visit
Do you have a family or personal history of breast cancer? If so, it's important to learn if and when you should get gene testing
You may have seen singer Avril Lavigne’s recent media appearances discussing her experience with Lyme disease. What is this mysterious illness, and how can you tell if you have it?
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
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
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.
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.
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
Do nuts, seeds, corn, and popcorn really cause this potentially serious condition? The House Call Doctor explains the latest research.
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?