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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
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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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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Fauci offers direction on introducing peanuts to infants

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