There is a lot you can do to safeguard your family's well being, including learning how to use the health care system appropriately. These articles explain everything from caring for an aching back and preventing carpal tunnel syndrome, to understanding your rights as a patient and preparing for a medical emergency.

Do You Know Your Medical Rights?

The only way to ensure that your rights are respected is to know what they are. Find out about your rights and responsibilities as a patient.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Patients who don't follow their doctors' instructions can jeopardize their own health. Are you getting optimum benefit from your treatment?

Emergency Room

Do you know when a trip to the emergency room is called for and when it is just a waste of time and money? Also, how to prepare for a real medical emergency.