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The risk includes a 1.99X higher risk for stroke and 1.93X higher risk of CV mortality.
Why are mental health questions still allowed on physician job applications?
A physician says she has lied on job applications about treatment for postpartum depression. Is that really necessary?
CDC Issues Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Draft
A pain management specialist reviews the strengths and points out the weaknesses in the proposed recommendations.
Pain Management: What We Know and Don't Know
We have learned over time that some widely used therapies actually provide little benefit for most patients. Now several new studies should make us rethink some others.
Swimming to Liberty: A Physician's Life Lesson
Forced to end a marathon athletic quest just short of the finish line, our blogger said it was "okay." She explains why and how it applies to medicine.
The Hidden HIV Epidemic in the United States
One US location has a higher incidence of HIV than “any country in sub-Saharan Africa.” What does this tell us about the inadequacies in our HIV prevention efforts?
Physician Burnout: The 57-Second Solution
Is there an alternative to practicing "churn-and-burn" medicine? Yes, says Dr Pamela Wible, and she will explain.
Depressed doctor: “I’m angry and frustrated and lost.”
"I have lost my joy and my soul is sad. I never used to feel this way about medicine." Dr Pamela Wible offers her Rx.
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