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Young doctors working in infectious diseases suffering burnout and bullying

(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) One in five physicians working in medical microbiology and infectious diseases is suffering from burnout, bullying and poor work-life balance.

Kidney Damage Diagnosis May Be Inaccurate for Many, Suggests Study

An analysis of patient records reveals that, for many, an initial diagnosis of "acute kidney injury" using current clinical diagnostic methods may have been inaccurate.

Best OTC Allergy Medicines

If you thought nursing a wicked hangover was bad, think again. There’s nothing worse than the repercussions of dealing with allergies. One second, there’s that incessant pounding behind your eyeballs. The next, you’re congested and all types of confused. Show More Summary

Penis Health Care

The penis is easily a man’s most guarded and revered appendage. As such, the penis commands a level of care and respect. We're all familiar with the importance of wearing condoms in certain situations, but proper penis health care certainly doesn't end there. Show More Summary

Children's sugar intake equals five doughnuts a day, campaigners say

Obesity Health Alliance calls for food and drink makers to cut ‘hidden’ sugar to curb dangerous obesity among young people Children and young people are consuming the equivalent of 20 chocolate chip biscuits a day in sugar, according...Show More Summary

Scientists test deep brain stimulation as potential anorexia therapy

6 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

LONDON (Reuters) - A small study in 16 people with severe anorexia has found that implanting stimulation electrodes into the brains of patients could ease their anxiety and help them gain weight.

HIV+ Kidney Failure Patients Face Hurdles in Receiving Necessary Transplants

From 2001 to 2012, HIV+ kidney failure patients on the transplant waiting list were 28% less likely to receive a transplant compared with their HIV- counterparts. They were half as likely to receive a kidney from a living donor.

Pure Moving Review: Is It the Best Moving Company in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is a huge city, and in it there are dozens of different moving companies; from small local outfits to gigantic national brands. When it’s your time to move and you have to choose one company over all the … Continue readi...

The Myth Of The 5 Stages of Grief

Like many people experiencing a major loss I googled the five stages of grief pioneered by Elizabeth Kubler Ross. I was looking for a roadmap of what to expect and hoping it would help me understand how to navigate my own grief. I quickly found the five stages didn’t seem relevant to what I was experiencing. Show More Summary

How This Ob/Gyn Is Uplifting Communities of Color

Brandi Jones, D.O., helps medically underserved populations in Washington, D.C., and many of her patients are people of color.

Trump's Administration Just Lifted Key Transgender Bathroom Guidelines

The Trump administration's latest move can have a drastically negative impact on trans students, experts say.

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Overnight refrigerator oatmeal

Do this easy pre-made breakfast tonight to pack and go tomorrow! Just place ingredients for overnight refrigerator oatmeal in a mason jar, and you’ll have breakfast ready in the morning. Loaded with calcium, protein and fiber, these jars keep in the fridge up to 2 days. Try unsweetened almond or soy milk for a dairy-free […]

I wanted to be Superman. I failed.

Did you ever want to be a Superhero? Did you ever connect with fictional characters in a meaningful way? There might be a therapeutic reason for this.

Yes, You Can Land Vacation Benefits as a Yoga Teacher

7 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

While yoga careers come with plenty of perks, paid vacation isn’t usually part of the package. Some companies, however, are offering yoga teachers pretty appealing travel opportunities—if you're willing to work for them. The post Yes, You Can Land Vacation Benefits as a Yoga Teacher appeared first on Yoga Journal.

CRF's Next Mini-Med School for Women Will Focus on Stress and Heart Disease

CRF's next Mini-Med School for Women will cover the role stress plays in heart disease, and ways to manage stress for optimal health. The seminar is part of the CRF Women's Heart Health Initiative which aims to reduce gender disparity in cardiovascular care through research and education. Show More Summary

Novel Amyloid Structure Could Lead to New Types of Antibiotics

Researchers have discovered unique amyloid fibers used by the highly drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacterium (which causes MRSA). The findings could lead to new types of antibiotics with a novel mechanism of action for attacking bacterial toxins.

People with Epilepsy: Tell Us About Rare Risk of Death

People with epilepsy want their health care providers to tell them about a rare risk of death associated with the disorder, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 69th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 22 to 28, 2017.

Study Published in Stroke Supports Change to FAST Mnemonic for Stroke

A retrospective study published in Stroke indicates that missed stroke diagnoses can be significantly reduced by adding balance and vision problems to the list of presenting symptoms commonly known as FAST

Cancer patients, survivors fear GOP efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act

7 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Many worry that the law’s protections might be weakened, threatening their ability to get health insurance.

Breastfeeding Breast Cancer

Breastfeeding Breast Cancer Courtesy of BBC video

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