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Medical License Questions Dissuade Physicians From Seeking Help for Mental Health

Medical License Questions Dissuade Physicians From Seeking Help for Mental Health

Medical licensure application questions regarding mental health conditions present a barrier to physicians seeking help.

Conflict of Interest Reporting at Medical Conferences Needs Improvement

Conflict of Interest Reporting at Medical Conferences Needs Improvement

An assessment of conflict of interest statements in oral presentations at medical conferences shows that many are not clearly stated.

Alarm Fatigue: The Balance of Being a Physician and a Father

Alarm Fatigue: The Balance of Being a Physician and a Father

A physician contemplates the relationship he has with his children and his father.

Maternal Multivitamin Use May Be Inversely Associated With Intellectual Disability in Offspring

Maternal Multivitamin Use May Be Inversely Associated With Intellectual Disability in Offspring

Multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy is tied to a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorder with intellectual disability.

Why Are Physicians Delaying Retirement?

Why Are Physicians Delaying Retirement?

While many physicians are delaying retirement for various reasons, some older physicians have resisted using electronic health records, which may lead them to retire before they are ready.

Regular Leisure Exercise of Any Intensity Protects Against Future Depression

Regular Leisure Exercise of Any Intensity Protects Against Future Depression

Future depression risk is reduced by any leisure-time exercise.

Harness the Power of Creativity in Health Care

Harness the Power of Creativity in Health Care

Steven Pritzker PhD, coeditor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of Creativity, discusses how physicians can utilize creativity in health care.

Major Obstacle to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Attempts Identified

Major Obstacle to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Attempts Identified

For athletes with cardiac arrest, attempts to prevent tongue swallowing are an obstacle in resuscitation.

Suicide Attempts in the US Increase in 8-Year Period

Suicide Attempts in the US Increase in 8-Year Period

From 2004-2004 to 2012-2013, there was an overall increase in suicide attempts among US adults.

Work Hours Affected in Dual-Physician Couples With Children, Especially for Women

Work Hours Affected in Dual-Physician Couples With Children, Especially for Women

These findings were from a national sample of dual-physician couples.

Is There a Link Between Resident Attrition Rates and Resident Remediation?

Is There a Link Between Resident Attrition Rates and Resident Remediation?

The use of resident remediation may decrease the 5-year attrition rates of residents.

The Track Through Residency: Is Running Away From Burnout an Option?

The Track Through Residency: Is Running Away From Burnout an Option?

If medical training isn't a marathon, it's at least a hotly-contested 5K race.

Reduce Burnout With Patient-Centered Communication

Reduce Burnout With Patient-Centered Communication

When providing increased communication with patients, physicians have higher proficiency and less burnout.

Female Doctors Are Associated With Higher Rates of Physician Mobility

Female Doctors Are Associated With Higher Rates of Physician Mobility

The study found that physician mobility factors include smaller population size and lower primary care physician supply.

Working Long Hours Linked to Higher Risk of Developing A-Fib

Working Long Hours Linked to Higher Risk of Developing A-Fib

Researchers found that people who work long hours are more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, which could explain the previously observed increased risk of stroke among those working long hours.

Early Career Burnout Can Spread Through Social Networks

Early Career Burnout Can Spread Through Social Networks

Researchers found a one-unit increase in mean social network members' burnout levels tied to 0.21-unit increase in burnout.

Night Shifts May Inhibit Body's Ability to Repair DNA Damage

Night Shifts May Inhibit Body's Ability to Repair DNA Damage

Lower levels of 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine were noted in the urine of those who worked at night.

Physician Attitude Significant Factor in Retaining Patients

Physician Attitude Significant Factor in Retaining Patients

Other variables that encourage patients to leave include cost, bedside manner and comfort of the facility.

Guitars, Bars, and Just a Li'l Good Doctorin'

Guitars, Bars, and Just a Li'l Good Doctorin'

Most patients want unhurried, nonjudgmental listening — served up with a generous helping of clinical competence and a healthy dollop of empathy.

Becoming Parents - Part 1: The Decision

Becoming Parents - Part 1: The Decision

The thought of caring for a crying infant wasn't appealing. In fact, it was frightening. We did want to have kids — at some point.

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