• Physician Burnout: Study Reveals Popular Causes

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    With over half of all American doctors claiming to have experienced at least one symptom in 2014, Physician burnout is, unfortunately, on the rise. Researchers in JAMA Internal Medicine recently conducted a study to unearth why physicians experience such burnout the participants of which listed excessive workloads, stressful environments and...

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  • A Year of Lessons Learned in Digital Health

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    With all forward movement comes a stumbling block or two—a pattern we’ve witnessed aplenty in 2016. But from every stumble arises the chance to learn and evolve. Here are the top four lessons learned in the field of digital health in 2016, according to John Nosta. Innovation vs Reality In...

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  • Are Extra Fluids Really the Cure?

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    Drink lots of fluids!” says every mom to their sick child, and for good reason; Health Canada lists “fluids” as a treatment for mild flu symptoms, while the Kidney Foundation of Canada recommends about six glasses per day for the treatment of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). However, research shows...

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  • When It Comes to a Cough, Reach For the Cough Drops – Not Syrups

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    It may be tempting to sift through the medicine cabinet as you sniffle and cough your way through the winter, but new medical evidence suggests cough medicines aren’t likely to ward off persistent symptoms. At best, the American Chemical Society says people can expect a good night’s sleep prompted by...

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