For most people, going to the dentist is inconvenient and perhaps mildly painful. But for individuals with special needs or complex medical problems, even the most routine dental care can present overwhelming pain and fear.
Most of us have experienced dry, irritated eyes at some point, perhaps from cigarette smoke or wind. But for some, dry eye is chronic. Women and the elderly are more at risk, although doctors aren't sure why.
The words "palliative care" get mixed up with "hospice," but they're not the same thing. Palliative care providers work alongside other doctors to treat side effects of serious illnesses, including cancer, heart disease and emphysema.
Mark Miller, MD, discusses alternatives to knee replacements, including arthroscopy, steroid injections and high tibial osteotomy for people in their late 30s to late 50s who are living with pain, arthritis, and damaged knees.
Do you know the most depressed country? Or why we don't have insane asylums anymore? Why do people go off their meds? We answer these and other questions about modern psychiatry, so you have the facts.