Summer Health Survival Guide

How to stay safe and healthy while (still) having fun this summer.

11 Things You Need to Do Before a Hospital Stay

Here, doctors, nurses, and patient advocates offer their advice on how to prepare, how to be a proactive patient, and how to recover safely and sanely.

7 Smart Ways to Find a Doctor

Choosing a physician for yourself or a family member can be a daunting task. Use this guide to ensure you find the right docotor to help you stay healthy.

How to Save Money at Your Doctor’s Office

Spend less at your check-up, thanks to these tips from an anonymous physician.

15 Things You Need to Know About Vaccines

Experts answer common questions about vaccines for children and adults.

Healthful Websites

Whether you’re looking for the best ER in your hometown or you want to create a wallet-size medical card, these websites can be lifesavers.

How Integrative Medicine Can Help You Be Healthier

This best-of-both-worlds approach to medicine blends conventional science and complementary practices.

Insider’s Guide to the Emergency Room

Knowing how to navigate an ER can save time, frustration―even a life. Medical experts advise on how to make your next trip as painless as possible.

The Vaccine Struggle: How You Can Help

A shocking number of children die from contagious diseases yearly. The United Nations Foundation hopes to do something about that.

Giving Every Child a Shot at Life

Making the decision to immunize your child can be scary. Here’s why the vice president of global partnerships for the United Nations Foundation—a new mom herself—did.