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Corporations Encourage Employee Vaccination

Many of the companies with the largest number of employees say they’ll do almost anything to encourage their employees to get vaccinated. But a survey...

Family Physicians’ Compensation Levels Stable in Pandemic

Family physicians again ranked near the bottom in average earnings, but pay increased slightly this year, to $236,000, up from $234,000 last year, even as...

Half of Anesthesiologists See Drop in Compensation

Average annual compensation for anesthesiologists has dropped from $398,000 to $378,000 in the Medscape Anesthesiologist Compensation Report 2021. By contrast, physicians overall report they saw...

Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement

After navigating a pandemic that turned the world – including the world of hospital medicine – upside down for so long, the very idea of...

Strategies to Turn the Tide on Racial and Gender Inequity

Working to mitigate racial and gender inequity in hospital medicine may seem like a daunting task, but every physician can play a role in turning...

Kamala Harris’ Family in India Where COVID Rages

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Vice President Kamala Harris’ maternal uncle, Balachandran Gopalan, talks to media...

Police Contact Tied to Elevated Anxiety in Young Black Adults

Young Black adults who witness or experience police violence have significantly elevated levels of anxiety, new research shows. Dr Robert Motley In the first study...

Less After-Hours Work on EHRs Linked to Less Physician Burnout

Physicians who spend less time charting after-hours and those who have better organizational support for their electronic health records (EHRs) are less likely to report...

Methylene Chloride-Related Fatalities Persist in US

(Reuters Health) – Occupational safety standards and warning labels on methylene chloride haven’t entirely eliminated fatalities from exposure to this widely used halogenated organic solvent,...

Transgender Resident Speaks Up on Coming Out in Medicine

Evelyn Carroll, MD, had planned on coming out as a transgender woman to her colleagues at the Mayo Clinic for the better part of a...

Covid will leave deep scars in world economy even after recovery

Just as some patients recovering from Covid-19 suffer long-lasting symptoms, it’s becoming clear that the same will be true for the global economy once this...

Physical Activity at Leisure, Not Work, Tied to Health Benefits

Leisure time physical activity and physical activity performed at work have opposite associations with cardiovascular health and mortality, according to results of an observational study...

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Pot

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...

More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died of COVID in First Year

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the...

Why Employee COVID Vaccination Mandates May Not Be Legal

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s not clear that employers have the legal right to require employees...

Docs Suffer From Noncompete Clauses: Any Hope for Change?

When Traci Purath, MD, a Wisconsin neurologist, decided to leave the health system where she worked and go into private practice in 2012, she faced...

View: A neutral political manifesto for a great India

India is likely to emerge as the fastest growing nation on earth in 2021-22. Double digit growth is feasible after decades as there is a...

Don’t let events such as covid pandemic ruin your finances

The pandemic, however, imparted some key lessons on the importance of following basic financial planning principles—create an emergency fund, get adequate health and life insurance,...

CMS New Rules for Organ Donation Won’t Fix Transplantation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) proposed rule that would make organ procurement organizations (OPOs) solely responsible for improving transplantation performance across the...

How the New ‘Patient Price Shopping’ Rule Can Affect Doctors

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is trying to change the way patients choose their healthcare by encouraging consumers to use online tools...

Maharashtra can’t afford to lose oil refinery project: Raj to Uddhav

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray has written to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, urging him to ensure that the oil refinery project that...

Fed’s Daly says asset prices are elevated, but that should not drive interest-rate decisions

Asset prices are elevated more than they have been historically, but that is not something that should drive the Federal Reserve policy decisions, a top...

Rishi Sunak: UK FM Rishi Sunak promises “whatever it takes” in COVID budget

British finance minister Rishi Sunak promised on Wednesday to do “whatever it takes” to steer the economy through what he hopes will be the final...

Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess...

Healthcare Stakeholders Agree on Universal Coverage Plan

In an unprecedented pact among healthcare stakeholders, associations representing physicians, hospitals, insurance companies, and employers have agreed to pursue universal coverage through market-based solutions that...