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Physician-mothers who care for seriously ill children, spouses, or parents have higher rates of burnout and mood disorders.
A 2-week vacation may be essential to your health as a practicing physician.
The suicide rate among physicians far exceeds that of the general population.
Internet searches on sexual assault and harassment have greatly increased since the start of the #MeToo campaign.
Many US female health care workers, particularly women of color, live in poverty and lack health insurance.
Sexual minority youths have a significantly higher risk for life-threatening behavior compared with their heterosexual peers.
Knitting is both process- and product-oriented, encompassing repetitive tasks that can exercise physical and cognitive skills
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The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.
Many healthcare organizations are trying a new tactic to reduce rates of burnout: gratitude.
Engaging with media while exercising may provide important motivation for those who are exercise-averse.
Medical students experience a significantly elevated risk for depression, suicidality, and burnout during their education, even if they matriculate in relatively good health.
Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
The American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among physicians-in-training.
Medical residents can take steps to maintain their energy and alertness during long shifts.
If there's one thing hospitals are not known for, it's culinary success.
Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.
Researchers systematically reviewed clinical trial databases for published studies on burnout prevalence in practice physicians.
Career choice regret, specialty choice, and anxiety in medical school have been linked with elevated rates of burnout in resident physicians
A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine confirms that sexual harassment is a problem across all fields of science.
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