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Medical residents report widespread sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in academic medicine is widespread and prevalent with female residents in surgery and internal medicine reporting the highest rates and those in pediatrics reporting the lowest, a new study finds. In research published online earlier this year in the American Journal of Medicine, physician and medical researcher Linda Pololi and several colleagues reported […]

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Medical Cannabis is pregnancy possible?

The Weed growing is mothers definitely discouraged. But what if a woman with a medically justified Cannabis medication is pregnant? The Pharmaceutical newspaper has asked the professional Association of women doctors. "Scientific studies on the use of medical Cannabis in pregnancy and the long-term effects of this treatment on the child exist nicht", the Association […]

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The secret behind chicken soup’s medical magic

(HealthDay)—Many people rely on chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, but few know exactly why the warm broth brings relief. But one dietitian can explain its magic. “Studies have shown that a hearty bowl of chicken noodle soup may help clear nasal congestion and ease cold symptoms,” said Sandy Allonen, a clinical dietitian at […]

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Paramedics can safely evaluate psychiatric patients’ medical condition in the field

Emergency medical personnel in Alameda County, California, use a screening process for determining whether to “medically clear” patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies before transporting them. They identify patients who are at low risk for medical emergencies and take them directly to a special Psychiatric Emergency Service facility specifically designed for people experiencing psychiatric crises. The protocol […]

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Solving a medical mystery: Cause of rare type of dwarfism discovered

For children born with Saul-Wilson syndrome, and their parents, much of their lives are spent searching for answers. First defined in 1990, only 14 cases are known worldwide. And the cause of the syndrome—characterized by short stature, microcephaly (small head), hearing loss and early developmental delays—remained unknown. Today, these individuals have answers. “This is the […]

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Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 — Medical residents should start budgeting and save for the future, according to an article published in the American Medical Association AMA Wire. Noting that medical residents are expected to manage complicated finances, the author of the article provides several pieces of essential financial advice. Medical residents must understand their income; […]