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Should medical residents appear in reality TV shows?

This notice appeared on a general surgery news website in early February. I don’t know who has been long anticipating this, but I’m pretty sure it’s not people on medical Twitter. My informal, nonscientific Twitter poll garnered 707 votes with 87 percent of those responding saying they would not allow their residents to participate in a reality […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Mainstream Media, Emergency Medicine, Physician


Egg recall: health authorities issue warning over fears of salmonella contamination

Warning is the latest linked to a salmonella enteritidis outbreak in which 149 people have fallen ill since it was first reported in May Consumers in NSW and Victoria have been warned not to eat the latest batch of eggs that have been recalled over possible salmonella contamination.Synergy Produce has recalled six and 12 packs of Southern Highland Organic Eggs with best before dates up to and including May 9, The NSW Food Authority said on Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia news, New South Wales


Hospital apologizes to women who were secretly filmed

LA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California hospital has apologized to the women who claimed they were secretly filmed during gynecological surgeries. KNSD-TV reports 81 women sued Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa last week, alleging they were recorded by motion-activated cameras set up in three operating rooms as part of an effort to […]
Tags: Health, News, Nation


James MacDonald Used Nonprofit Funds for That Perfect Gift

On the heels of Harvest Bible Chapel’s loss of membership in the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, check this out. Former HBC pastor James MacDonald gave Ed Stetzer a vintage 1971 Volkswagon Beetle. Then, Ed Stetzer found out the money for the gift came from MacDonald’s non-profit Walk in the Word. Stetzer did the honorable thing and reimbursed the ministry. Joe Thorn is a minister friend of Stetzer’s. You have to click on Stetzer’s note twice to read the whole story. How were W...
Tags: Health, Infertility, James MacDonald, Ed Statzer


Washington state raises smoking age to 21

The bill’s sponsor called it an effort to attack a last avenue for cigarettes into schools — 18-year-old students — and thus shrink the exposure of younger students.
Tags: Health, News, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest


Retrain the Brain to Deal with Chronic Pain

An interesting March 2019 article discusses a new way to help teenagers to deal with certain types of chronic pain. Pain specialists estimate there are thousands of young people suffering from inexplicable pain that intensifies, traveling randomly from one part of their body to the next. It primarily affects girls, though some boys also experience this type of pain. Some doctors call it “amplified pain” and this term acts as a catch-all for a variety of diagnoses which are not yet well u...
Tags: Psychology, Neuroscience, ERP, Philadelphia, Sherry, Chronic Pain, Brain And Behavior, Health-related, Children s Hospital, Devyn, David Sherry, Dr Sherry


James MacDonald Used Nonprofit Funds for That Perfect Gift (Updated)

On the heels of Harvest Bible Chapel’s loss of membership in the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, check this out. Former HBC pastor James MacDonald gave Ed Stetzer a vintage 1971 Volkswagon Beetle. Then, Ed Stetzer found out the money for the gift came from MacDonald’s non-profit Walk in the Word. Stetzer did the honorable thing and reimbursed the ministry. Joe Thorn is a minister friend of Stetzer’s. You have to click on Stetzer’s note twice to read the whole story. How were W...
Tags: Health, Vw, Illinois, Infertility, Hbc, MacDonald, Ed Stetzer, Stetzer, Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, James MacDonald, IL AG, Joe Thorn, Lothar Spurzem, WITW, Julie Roys, Ed Statzer


How medicine rose up to the challenge of the AIDS epidemic

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. In the run-up to the Academy Awards this year, like many people I made a concerted effort to see most of the top-nominated pictures.  Of particular interest was Bohemian Rhapsody, the biographical film about the lead singer of the rock band Queen, Freddie […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, American College of Physicians, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, Queen Freddie


The average lifespan of a friendship? 10 years. Here’s why.

Some friendships last a lifetime, but most have a lifespan. In the U.S., best friends tend to last for 10 years on average, says Nicholas Christakis.In friendships, one person may begin to defect or "free ride", which causes the other person to choose between cooperation or defection. People tend to choose the latter so they won't be taken advantage of.A certain amount of social fluidity, taking a breather from a friendship, can actually make a friendship last longer. ...
Tags: Psychology, Life, Relationships, Friendship, Society, Innovation, Collaboration, Communications, Nicholas Christakis


7 Savvy Strategies for the Spring Season

Spring time is traditionally the time we feel freer. More hours of sunshine, warmer weather and flowers blossoming inspire us to do better with whatever we want to achieve.  If you’re like most folks, you’ll begin to put the pressure on yourself to lose those extra pounds and get on an exercise regime. After all, bathing suit time is just around the corner. You’ll also urge yourself to save money, get better organized and be more focused. And, of course, spend more time with family and friends....
Tags: Psychology, Habits, Self-help, Motivation And Inspiration


Regret medical school? Here are 3 things you can do.

This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. It’s normal to daydream about living a life very different from our own: “What would life be like if I were Beyonce?” “Would I have the same worries if I were a trapeze artist?” “Would I have been happier as a librarian?” We all do it from time to time — perhaps in moments of boredom, or maybe in times of high stress. But recent studies suggest that […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs n...
Tags: Health, Beyonce, Practice Management, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


The Weird Way Time Warps Your Memories (M)

Time does strange things to your memories. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Memory, Subscribers-only


The Most Effective Therapy For Weight Loss

The weight loss achieved in this study is one of the largest ever without the use of an aggressive diet or medication. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find ...
Tags: Psychology, Weight Loss


Five damaging myths about video games – let’s shoot 'em up

Does video gaming really breed antisocial behaviour and isolation? On the contrary…Video games are one of the most misunderstood forms of entertainment. In one sense, it’s easy to see why: if you haven’t had much interaction with them, watching someone play one can be a pretty unsettling experience. Gamers can often give the impression that they’re glued to the screen, absorbed in what feels like the digital equivalent of junk food. At best, it seems like a pointless thing to do; at worst, we wo...
Tags: Health, Games, Science, Health & wellbeing, Games consoles, Grand Theft Auto, Grand Theft Auto 5, Fortnite, Online multiplayer games


Psychology Around the Net: April 6, 2019

This week’s Psychology Around the Net dives into how to stop worrying about what other people think of you, ways to defeat procrastination, why pets can help boost physical and mental health (especially in older adults), and more. Enjoy! Stop Worrying About What Others Think of You: 7 Tips for Feeling Better: The fear of rejection is at the root of caring what someone thinks of you. Learn how to understand what “rejection” really means, use rejection (when it actually happens) as a brilliant ...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Parenting, Suicide, Pets, Mothers, Research, Self-help, Guilt, Fear Of Rejection, Trauma, Self Harm, Procrastination, Fear, Women's Issues, The Joker


MKSAP: 52-year-old woman with shortness of breath

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 52-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit. She was discharged from the hospital 3 weeks ago following a small non–ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with drug-eluting stent placement in the right coronary artery. An echocardiogram obtained during hospitalization showed normal […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA...
Tags: Health, Medications, American College of Physicians, Conditions, Cardiology, Pulmonology, PA NP, CRNA


Mother of girl with epilepsy has supply of medical cannabis confiscated

Campaigner Emma Appleby was stopped with £4,500 worth of cannabis oil for her daughterThe mother of a severely epileptic nine-year-old girl has had an illegal supply of medical cannabis confiscated by customs officials after she attempted to enter the UK with the potentially life-saving medication that her daughter cannot access, despite changes in the law.Campaigner Emma Appleby flew to the UK from Holland on Saturday morning with her partner Lee carrying three months’ worth of cannabis oil, va...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Cannabis, NHS, Health policy, Holland, Epilepsy, Drugs policy, Lee, Lennox, Teagan, Emma Appleby


Proposal in Olympia would allow longer detentions for people in crisis

Supporters say the proposal would give more time for mental-health treatment, but groups including the state’s disability-rights watchdog are objecting. The move would put Washington out of step nationally, as most states require people to see a judge within 72 hours or less.
Tags: Health, News, Washington, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Olympia



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