Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States. The Doctors exposes the risks some patients face and share tips for how you can protect yourself and your loved ones.
Secrets Your Doctor May NOT Be Telling You!
Psychiatrist Dr. Allen Frances shares the three things you need to know if you are given a psychiatric diagnosis.
E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork asks, "How does a patient know when something is necessary or not?" Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and director of patient-centered care research at George Washington University, says the most important question a...
Are you worried about the medical treatment you're receiving? Learn the four signs you need to find a new doctor.
Maggie was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells, and told her that she needed to begin chemotherapy immediately. She began the treatment, but after about six months, she says the side effects were so debilitating, she decided...
What can you do to avoid being overtreated or mistreated? E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork says it's essential to trust your physician and feel comfortable talking with him or her.
Surgeon and hospital safety researcher Dr. Martin Makary and oncologist Dr. Lawrence Piro discuss what might have led to Maggie's misdiagnosis. And learn what Maggie says she would have done differently.
Don’t fall victim to a medical mistake
Learn three ways to grab your doctor's attention.
Psychiatrist Dr. Allen Frances explains why he thinks the health care system is overtreating people who may not need it and undertreating those who do.