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“There’s a Real Risk There”: Cannabis Use Exacerbates Depression
Cannabis use increases the likelihood that patients will develop several negative health conditions, such as insomnia, anxiety, psychosis, and depression. As such, cannabis use should be prescribed carefully by physicians.
Family Medicine/General Practice May 10th 2022
Mindfulness in Oncology Requires Continual Practice of Being Present in the Moment
It’s no secret that oncologists face burnout and extreme stress. However, some of that stress can be alleviated by practicing mindfulness. In this interview with oncologists from Healio’s “Women in Oncology” series, the concept of mindfulness among oncologists leading to better patient outcomes is explored.
Internal Medicine October 5th 2021
6 Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health
With 1 in 5 COVID-19 patients receiving a psychiatric diagnosis within 90 days of their COVID diagnosis, it’s obvious the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the population’s mental health, whether its anxiety disorders, insomnia, losing a loved one, losing a job, caring for the sick, or all of the above. Learn what you and your patients can do to protect and manage mental health during these trying times.
Family Medicine/General Practice March 23rd 2021
Fired Nurse Faces Board Review for Wearing Hospital Scrubs
From MedPage Today comes this story about Cliff Willmeng, a registered nurse who was fired from United Hospital in St. Paul, MN, in May 2020. Willmeng believes the hospital board is investigating his conduct due to his standing up for his own safety and that of other nurses when he pressed for hospital scrubs over using and reusing his own, fearing he may bring the virus home.
Allergy & Immunology December 9th 2020
Imposter Syndrome and Physician Burnout: 3 Tips to Beat It
In a nutshell, imposter syndrome is the overwhelming belief that you’re a fraud, despite objective evidence to the contrary, and it’s rare for any physician to be completely immune. This pattern of thinking can cause pervasive anxiety, frequently contributing to physician burnout. Here are three tips to help overcome these feelings and take positive steps toward building back your self-worth.
Allergy & Immunology November 2nd 2020
The Most and Least Burned Out Physicians By Specialty
In this survey conducted by Medscape – the National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2020 – more than 12,000 physicians were asked about their emotional and physical wellbeing, with 42% reported feeling burned out. Where does your specialty rank on the list?
Family Medicine/General Practice May 18th 2020