Dealing with Doctors

Is your kid scared of the doctor? Lessen fears with our tips to help your child overcome his fear of doctors, improve your own interaction with your child's pediatrician, and more. We also list the best pediatricians and the best children's hospitals.

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Why I Love My Pediatrician
Six families share the heartwarming reasons they’re especially grateful to have their child’s doctor in their life.
8 Things ER Doctors Refuse to Have in Their Homes
These are the everyday items that scare accident front-liners the most.
Endometriosis Attacked My Body After I Donated My Eggs
Less than a year after my donations, I was diagnosed with Stage IV endometriosis. I was young, single, and still dreaming of motherhood at the time.
How to Make the Most of Virtual Doctor's Appointments
Can a video chat with your pediatrician be as helpful as an in-person visit? Consider this your guide to telemedicine.
Here's How Doctors Are Supporting Transgender Children
Based on medical research, these American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines aim to support transgender and gender diverse (TGD) children and teens.
Woman Says Walgreens Pharmacist Refused to Fill Her Prescription to Induce a Miscarriage
"I left Walgreens in tears feeling humiliated, ashamed and punished by someone who knows nothing of my struggles.”
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I Was an Anti-Medicine Mom, Until My Daughter's Diagnosis
After my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, doctors helped me realize that natural remedies work best alongside, not instead of, modern medicine.

The Senate Just Released an Updated Healthcare Bill: Here's What Parents Need to Know About It

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the latest iteration of the Better Care Reconciliation Act—but will the changes improve healthcare for families?