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Vasectomy: Why It’s a Better Choice for Men and Women

Parviz K. Kavoussi, MD - 11/17/2020 - 21

Vasectomies have benefits for both men and women. It’s easier, safer, and less costly than tubal ligation.

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Is it Just a Bad Hangover or Something More Serious?

Scot Thomas, MD - 11/16/2020 - 0

Headache, upset stomach & feeling run down the morning after over-consumption is common. How can you know if it’s a bad hangover or something more serious?

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Prioritizing Addiction Medicine: Key to Closing Gaps in Addiction Treatment

Forrest Arthur, M.D. - 11/9/2020 - 2

A new addiction medicine fellowship aims to expand the number of addiction specialists to close gaps in addiction treatment.

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Physician Compensation 2020: How Much Money Do U.S. Doctors Make Per Year?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 11/8/2020 - 10

Doximity’s Physician Compensation report revealed that income growth slowed and the gender wage gap grew in 2020 due to the pandemic..

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A Mother’s Howl: A Medical Student’s Lesson On Giving Bad News

Elizabeth Glowacki - 11/1/2020 - 0

The heartbreaking sound of a mother’s howl helped a medical student appreciate the huge responsibility of giving bad news about a loved one.

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Burnout: The Experience of Women In Medicine During COVID-19

Sharon Grossman, Ph.D. - 10/30/2020 - 1

Women in medicine are faced with heightened demands and lower than normal resources during the COVID pandemic. This can lead to burnout.

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Food Allergies: What Causes Them? And, Can They Be Prevented?

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 10/25/2020 - 0

Food allergies are severe, even life-threatening immune reactions. Studies show that some can be prevented by introducing allergens early in life.

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