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Poor Surgeon Attitude Toward Patients Linked with Worse Outcomes

Poor Surgeon Attitude Toward Patients Linked with Worse Outcomes

Patients treated by surgeons with the most complaints had more complications in the month following surgery.

Sleep Quality Improved with Acupressure

Sleep Quality Improved with Acupressure

Acupressure on specific acupoints is linked to significantly improved scores on PSQI and SF-36.

How Same-Sex Marriage is a Mental Health Issue

How Same-Sex Marriage is a Mental Health Issue

Same-sex marriage has positive mental health benefits for gays and lesbians.

Love: Its Positive Effects on Mental Health

Love: Its Positive Effects on Mental Health

Building loving relationships has been shown to improve depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses.

Examining the Life-Saving Effects of Marriage

Examining the Life-Saving Effects of Marriage

A large study connects marriage to improved outcomes for patients with cancer.

Acknowledging Spirituality in Mental Health Treatment

Acknowledging Spirituality in Mental Health Treatment

Acknowledging patients' religious beliefs and incorporating them into treatment can improve outcomes.

Finding a Work-Life Balance as a Provider

Finding a Work-Life Balance as a Provider

It is important for providers to find time to de-stress with enjoyable hobbies.

Suicide Rates Increased 24% in the United States Since 1999

Suicide Rates Increased 24% in the United States Since 1999

Rates have climbed the most among middle-aged men and girls aged 10 to 14.

Using MRIs To Assess Suicide Risk in Young Bipolar Patients

Using MRIs To Assess Suicide Risk in Young Bipolar Patients

There are specific differences found in the brains of those who attempt suicide and those who do not.

Violence Underreported in Health Care Workplaces

Violence Underreported in Health Care Workplaces

Data show that only 26% of physicians and 30% of nurses report episodes of workplace violence.

Therapeutic Family Presence Essential in Acute ER Deterioration Treatment

Therapeutic Family Presence Essential in Acute ER Deterioration Treatment

Interactions of clinicians, family and patients involve interplay between presence, roles and engagement.

Anxiety and Depression Increases Mortality Risk for Certain Cancers

Anxiety and Depression Increases Mortality Risk for Certain Cancers

Higher death rates were seen for colorectal, esophageal, pancreatic and prostate cancers, as well as leukemia.

Anxiety Significant in Partners of Young Breast Cancer Patients

Anxiety Significant in Partners of Young Breast Cancer Patients

Anxiety is common in partners even several years later, researchers find.

Addressing Depression Among Medical Students

Addressing Depression Among Medical Students

"Ultimately, it is about culture. Efforts need to be made at all levels of medical education and training to create more supportive and nurturing educational settings."

Improving Sleep Hygiene: What To Know

Improving Sleep Hygiene: What To Know

An easy-to-read handout could help patients overcome their sleep issues.

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.

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