Month: May 2020

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Looking Deeper into the Causes of Physician Burnout

In January 2020, the American Medical Association reported a physician burnout rate of 42% after surveying over 15,000 physicians from 29 specialties. Though this showed a drop from last year’s 46%, it’s still an alarming figure—it shows that almost half of doctors across the US experience burnout. It’s important to note that physician burnout is …

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What to Do When the Love of Your Life is Terminally Ill

As your partner approaches the end of life, your love matters more than ever. But to constantly witness their suffering and knowing you are powerless against the disease can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Here are four ways to provide your partner comfort and support during these challenging circumstances. Be present Sometimes, presence can make …

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Oral Health: Surgical Treatment Options for Periodontitis

Periodontitis or inflammation of gums is a serious problem if left untreated. Neglecting it can lead to bleeding gums and eventually tooth loss. It occurs when plaque and bacteria build up around your tooth, triggering inflammation in gums. Although proper oral hygiene, nonsurgical treatment and medications can help manage the condition, there are times when …

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