Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Mental Health Tips for Medical Professionals and Students

Mental Health Awareness Month is an important time to spotlight the mental well-being of not only practicing medical professionals but also medical students, who face their own set of unique challenges. High demands, intense study hours, and the pressure of constant assessments can take a toll on their mental health. Here are some effective strategies … Read more

12 Ways to Reduce Your Risk For Breast Cancer

Story at a Glance Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. There are factors you can’t control, such as heredity links or breast density. However, today’s article provides 12 different ways you can minimize your risk of breast cancer. All of them are things you … Read more

Managing Hypertension

Story at a Glance Hypertension is a worldwide epidemic and public health concern. Awareness is key to blood pressure control. The story provides a general review for managing hypertension. Symptoms Causes Risk factors Complications Diagnosis and new blood pressure ranges Lifestyle changes Early detection and control can mean the difference between ongoing health and a … Read more

Self-Care Tips for Medical Professionals

Nurses, surgeons, doctors…all healthcare professionals lead busy lives. The mental and physical demands of their work can be challenging and extremely tiring. The paradox of being a healthcare professional is that even though we care for others, we often lose sight of our health and habits among our busy day-to-day lives. You may feel like … Read more

Value-Based Medicine: healthcare’s future

  Story-at-a-glance Value-based medicine is an upcoming healthcare delivery system centered on the patient, and patient outcomes. The goals, gender, age, and even culture of the individual are taken into account. Volume-based care, our current system of fee for services rendered, will be replaced over time. Five factors drive value-based medicine. A primary one is … Read more