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"Post-Party Recovery" Just Might be the Newest Medical Specialty

December 17, 2015

One overindulgence that has always resisted a fast fix is too much alcohol. While hangover remedies are legion, none seemed to really make the pain go away. Some people swore by strange concoctions of raw eggs and Worcestershire sauce. Others simply tried to drink lots of water and take aspirin or Tylenol before sleep. And still others chugged Gatorade or Pedialyte to replace lost electrolytes. But even after these efforts, people often woke to a pounding headache and achy body the morning after a night of too much partying.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas. . . in the Hospital

December 17, 2015
Hospitals don’t close on the holidays, and for those who are stuck there—patients, their visiting family and friends, doctors and staff—it can be…

Physician Burnout is Epidemic. For Many Doctors, Locum Tenens is the Cure

December 14, 2015
Combatting Stress

Locum Tenens: A New (Old) Way to Earn Extra Money in Medicine

December 14, 2015
“There was a time when locum tenens were primarily late-career or retired physicians. No longer,” says Melissa Byington, President of the National…
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A Mindfulness Intervention for Residents: Relevance for Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, October 2016, Volume 45 Issue 10
Physician burnout is a topic of growing importance in today's health care system. Tangible interventions aimed at…
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Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our…
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Feature Article

A Mindfulness Intervention for Residents: Relevance for Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, October 2016, Volume 45 Issue 10
Physician burnout is a topic of growing importance in today's health care system. Tangible interventions aimed at reducing burnout and promoting…

"Post-Party Recovery" Just Might be the Newest Medical Specialty

December 17, 2015
One overindulgence that has always resisted a fast fix is too much alcohol. While hangover remedies are legion, none seemed to really make the pain…

'Twas the Night Before Christmas. . . in the Hospital

December 17, 2015
Hospitals don’t close on the holidays, and for those who are stuck there—patients, their visiting family and friends, doctors and…

Physician Burnout is Epidemic. For Many Doctors, Locum Tenens is the Cure

December 14, 2015
Combatting Stress

Locum Tenens: A New (Old) Way to Earn Extra Money in Medicine

December 14, 2015
“There was a time when locum tenens were primarily late-career or retired physicians. No longer,” says Melissa Byington, President of…

Doctors are as Reliable as Santa Claus (or Vice Versa)

December 8, 2015
A team of Danish researchers decided to undertake a Christmas study to find out what people thought of doctors, and—wait for it--how that…

Crossing Over to Luxury

December 8, 2015
Small Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUVs) like the Honda CRV, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape have been increasing in popularity for years, but until…

This Mayo Clinic MD Knows What Will Make You Happy

December 3, 2015
But rather than just continuing to complain about the problem, Dr. Sood says we should be focusing on the solution. “And the solution is to…

Take Two Spoonfuls. . . and Enjoy! The Mayo Clinic's Updated Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

December 2, 2015
You might refer some of your patients to the Mayo Clinic for its integrated, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment. The Mayo Clinic…

The Physicians' Life Do-Good Gift Guide 2015

November 25, 2015
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