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COVID-19 Ruins Korean Med Graduate’s US Plans

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 16, 2020 — I didn’t stumble into medicine; I ran into it. After my...

Safe to Delay Dialysis in Critically Ill With Acute Kidney Injury

With the exception of urgent indications — and with close patient monitoring — delaying renal replacement therapy (RRT), such as hemodialysis, in critically ill patients...

Psychiatrist-Run Hotline Offers Docs Emotional PPE

A study conducted by Gold and colleagues that analyzed data from 2003 to 2008 showed that compared to the general public, physicians who died by suicide were...

Worry, Anxiety Tied to Increased Inflammation

Worry and anxiety are strongly linked to fluctuations in levels of inflammatory markers, which can compromise the immune system, potentially leaving individuals at increased risk...

Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-term Improvement

Patients who experience a rapid response to cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a greater likelihood of sustained improvement, new research...

Opioid Epidemic Continues to Wreak Havoc Among Young Children

Children younger than 6 years are exposed to fewer prescription narcotics now than they were in 2010, but the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc...