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 students are choosing to forego lectures to use the time studying for the Step 1 exam instead.
An annual survey of resident physicians conducted by AMA Insurance found that the top financial concern of current residents is paying off medical school loans.
Early-career family physicians who practice inpatient medicine or obstetrics have reduced odds of burnout.
Interested in specializing in critical care? You may want to reconsider.
Although the conversations may be difficult, residency program leadership must do its part to elevate the voices of female trainees.
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.
Watch one of these healthcare-focused TED Talks and reignite your passion for medicine.
First-year residents experience worsening sleep duration and quality as well as daytime sleepiness.
For physicians working in the US, the prospect of practicing medicine abroad can be both exciting and daunting.
For physicians, podcasts are a unique way to expand your knowledge on a range of different medical topics.
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.
More than half of women who have a baby during surgical residency express some type of career dissatisfaction.
Knowledge of a patient's spiritual beliefs can help physicians better tailor interventions to the individual patient while providing a deeper level of respect for their patients.
Sound healing — a meditation technique that focuses on the power of sound — may offer a solution to physician burnout.
Take a break from the office and soak up the sun with these physician-penned summer reads.
Wellness travel comes in many forms: from coastal bike rides to weeklong workout programs with celebrity trainers.
Wilderness medicine includes everything from treating regular medical conditions in hostile environments to emergencies such as hypothermia or hyponatremia.
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.
This year, as many as 33 physicians have run against incumbents for their seats in Congress.
Patients did not perceive a difference in physician competence, professionalism, caring, approachability, trustworthiness, or reliability based on exposed body art.
A recent study examined trends in career preference for and perception of cardiology among internal medicine trainees.
George Chiampas, DO, shares his experiences working as medical director of the world-renowned Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Blogging has become a powerful tool for physicians to share their expertise, build better relationships with their patients, and make connections online.
Based on science and covered by health insurance, sophrology is the latest stress management technique to gain popularity.
Culinary Medicine is a new, evidence-based medical discipline that blends the art of cooking with the science of medicine.
The policy aims to further reduce stigma associated with mental health illness to ensure physicians are able to seek the care they need for anxiety, depression, and substance-related disorders.
Screening adults for unhealthy alcohol use may reduce consumption.
To shed further light on the study's implications, MPR interviewed lead author Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Causes of caregiver burnout include confusion about their new role, unrealistic expectations, lack of control, and unreasonable demands, often placed by caregivers themselves.