doctors

Your Doctor’s White Lab Coat Is a Gross, Squirming Bacteria Factory

The white lab coat most of us associate with our gently patronizing doctors may be on the way out. A recent study from the University…

It’s Time for Doctors to Update Their Definition of ‘Cancer’

There are certain words or phrases you never want to hear come out of a doctor’s mouth: “You know, this is the first time I’ve…

How to Be Honest With Your Doctor About Your Many, Many Vices

Walking into your annual check-up with your primary care physician can be a weirdly nerve-wracking event, because you know that, since your last visit, you…

If Medical Chatbots Get Smart Enough, Can I Finally Stop Going to See My Doctor?

Like pretty much all men, I hate going to the doctor. The only time in recent memory that I’ve made an exception to my medical…