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Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit

Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit

A $145,000 settlement will be paid by actress Gwyneth Paltrow's company, Goop, in a lawsuit over unfounded claims that some of its products improve women's sexual and emotional health.

Medical Schools Phase Out Lectures as Education Shifts Outside the Classroom

Medical Schools Phase Out Lectures as Education Shifts Outside the Classroom

Medical students are choosing to forego lectures to use the time studying for the Step 1 exam instead.

Physician Specialty Influences Rates of Burnout

Physician Specialty Influences Rates of Burnout

Interested in specializing in critical care? You may want to reconsider.

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Although the conversations may be difficult, residency program leadership must do its part to elevate the voices of female trainees.

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.

TEDMED: TED Talks Help Reignite Physicians' Passions for Medicine

TEDMED: TED Talks Help Reignite Physicians' Passions for Medicine

Watch one of these healthcare-focused TED Talks and reignite your passion for medicine.

Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training

Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training

First-year residents experience worsening sleep duration and quality as well as daytime sleepiness.

Know Before You Go: Practicing Medicine Abroad

Know Before You Go: Practicing Medicine Abroad

For physicians working in the US, the prospect of practicing medicine abroad can be both exciting and daunting.

Listen Up: Medical Podcasts for Physicians

Listen Up: Medical Podcasts for Physicians

For physicians, podcasts are a unique way to expand your knowledge on a range of different medical topics.

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Meditation techniques have an ever-growing evidence base to support their use and have become increasingly accepted in Western medicine as helpful adjuncts to other therapies.

Childbearing Surgical Residents Often Feel Career Dissatisfaction

Childbearing Surgical Residents Often Feel Career Dissatisfaction

More than half of women who have a baby during surgical residency express some type of career dissatisfaction.

Sound Healing May Be A Simple Solution to Combat Burnout

Sound Healing May Be A Simple Solution to Combat Burnout

Sound healing — a meditation technique that focuses on the power of sound — may offer a solution to physician burnout.

Summer Reads for Physicians, by Physicians

Summer Reads for Physicians, by Physicians

Take a break from the office and soak up the sun with these physician-penned summer reads.

Wellness Vacations Prioritize a Healthy Lifestyle During Travel

Wellness Vacations Prioritize a Healthy Lifestyle During Travel

Wellness travel comes in many forms: from coastal bike rides to weeklong workout programs with celebrity trainers.

Wilderness Medicine: A Getting Started Guide

Wilderness Medicine: A Getting Started Guide

Wilderness medicine includes everything from treating regular medical conditions in hostile environments to emergencies such as hypothermia or hyponatremia.

When Physicians Become Patients: Challenges in Seeking Health Care

When Physicians Become Patients: Challenges in Seeking Health Care

Physicians who are caring for other physicians should treat them as they would any other patient and not allow them to take control of their illness.

Patients Comfortable With Physicians Having Tattoos, Piercings

Patients Comfortable With Physicians Having Tattoos, Piercings

Patients did not perceive a difference in physician competence, professionalism, caring, approachability, trustworthiness, or reliability based on exposed body art.

Making a Run for It With George Chiampas, DO, Chicago Marathon Medical Director

Making a Run for It With George Chiampas, DO, Chicago Marathon Medical Director

George Chiampas, DO, shares his experiences working as medical director of the world-renowned Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

So You Want to Be a Physician-Blogger: What It's Really Like to Write About Medicine Online

So You Want to Be a Physician-Blogger: What It's Really Like to Write About Medicine Online

Blogging has become a powerful tool for physicians to share their expertise, build better relationships with their patients, and make connections online.

Move Over, Mindfulness: Sophrology Is the Newest Stress-Busting Technique

Move Over, Mindfulness: Sophrology Is the Newest Stress-Busting Technique

Based on science and covered by health insurance, sophrology is the latest stress management technique to gain popularity.

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