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Offensive Parents Risk Compromising Pediatric Quality of Care

Offensive Parents Risk Compromising Pediatric Quality of Care

Doctors and nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study finds.

Free Meals Persuade Physicians to Prescribe Brand-Name Drugs

Free Meals Persuade Physicians to Prescribe Brand-Name Drugs

This study sheds light on a popular marketing tactic that may raise drug costs for seniors.

Quality and Safety of Health Care Affected by Physician Burnout

Quality and Safety of Health Care Affected by Physician Burnout

Health care provider burnout is negatively linked to the quality and safety of health care.

Significant Attrition Prevalence Among General Surgery Residents

Significant Attrition Prevalence Among General Surgery Residents

Attrition was significantly more common for females, with uncontrollable lifestyles the most common cause.

Reaction Time Increases After Night Call for Anesthesiologists

Reaction Time Increases After Night Call for Anesthesiologists

A greater reliance on avoidance as a coping mechanism is linked to greater deterioration in performance.

Med Student Well-Being Improves with New Learning Interventions

Med Student Well-Being Improves with New Learning Interventions

Environmental interventions such as pass/fail grading system and mental health programs may be beneficial.

Depression and Suicide Ideation Significant Among Medical Students

Depression and Suicide Ideation Significant Among Medical Students

The prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms and suicide ideation is 27.2 and 11.1%, respectively.

Heart Function Affected by Sleep Deprivation

Heart Function Affected by Sleep Deprivation

This study finds that lack of sleep affects blood pressure and heart rate in healthy individuals.

Long-Term Benefits with Psychotherapy in Depressed Teens

Long-Term Benefits with Psychotherapy in Depressed Teens

Early treatment of depression may lower the risk of future episodes of mood disorders.

Psilocybin Effectively Improves Mood of Cancer Patients

Psilocybin Effectively Improves Mood of Cancer Patients

The hallucinogenic drug relieves depression and anxiety quickly and the effect can last for months.

Is It Time to Call 'Burnout' What It Really Is?

Is It Time to Call 'Burnout' What It Really Is?

Truthfully, what is called burnout should more accurately be recognized for what it really is—abuse.

How Photography Made Me a Better Doctor

How Photography Made Me a Better Doctor

But here's the weird thing—photography has helped me to be a better doctor.

Rise in Depression Rates in Adolescents, Especially Young Females

Rise in Depression Rates in Adolescents, Especially Young Females

The authors suggest that cyberbullying and social media use may be possible causes.

Shorter Sleep Associated with Higher Sugar-Sweetened Drink Consumption

Shorter Sleep Associated with Higher Sugar-Sweetened Drink Consumption

However, researchers do not know if beverages impair sleep or if the lack of sleep prompts these cravings.

Physician Burnout Addressed by Using 'Reset Rooms'

Physician Burnout Addressed by Using 'Reset Rooms'

A 'reset room' is 1 of 3 steps that Hennepin County Medical Center has introduced in addressing burnout.

Self-Harm Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in Past Decade

Self-Harm Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in Past Decade

This study reported findings that were based on records of maternal deaths in Colorado between 2004 and 2012.

Better Teamwork Associated with Improved Surgical Outcomes

Better Teamwork Associated with Improved Surgical Outcomes

Health systems with higher teamwork levels have lower 60-day rates of ER visits, readmission and death.

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