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Was Will Smith’s Slap a Trauma Response?
There’s been a strong response to actor Will Smith’s behavior at this year’s Academy Awards, including in the medical community. In this article, psychiatrist Melissa Hankins analyzes the psychology behind the “slap heard around the world.” And commenting readers disagree vehemently.
Family Medicine/General Practice April 12th 2022
Association of Habitual Alcohol Intake With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Habitual alcohol consumption at all levels has been found to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the relationship between level of consumption and risk is not linear, and at lower consumption levels, other lifestyle patterns have mitigating effects.
Cardiology April 5th 2022
7 of the United States’ Most Influential Physicians Today
More doctors than ever are building a public presence and sharing their expert perspectives with the American public, almost creating themselves as “celebrities.” Still, their influence cannot be understated. Here are seven of the most influential, according to Healthgrades. Our guess is you’ve probably heard of a few.
All Specialties April 5th 2022
A Neurosurgeon Finds Another Reason to Stay in Clinical Practice
In an editorial published in KevinMD.com, a neurosurgeon discusses the myriad reasons she chooses to stay in clinical practice when many of her colleagues are leaving. The reasons range from job satisfaction from treating patients to family and financial considerations.
Internal Medicine March 15th 2022
Maternal Diet During Pregnancy May Impact Development of Asthma, Allergies in Offspring
At the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting, Carina Venter, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, provided the latest data on the role that maternal diet during pregnancy may have on the infant microbiome and the subsequent development of allergies and asthma. The findings are that eating plenty of vegetables and limited fried, low-fiber, and sugary foods may prevent asthma and allergies in unborn children.
Allergy & Immunology March 8th 2022
Five Fascinating TED Talks by Physicians
Is there a link between climate change and poverty? Does hate affect the risk for chronic health conditions? Is telehealth the model for medicine’s future? Or will something much more ancient be reestablished? How will the Millennial worldview affect how medicine is practiced? This archive of top physician TED talks is worth your while.
All Specialties January 19th 2022