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5 Reasons You Should Drink More Water

Water is an essential component of life. Covering 75% of the Earth and making up over 60% of the human body, this fluid is abundant. Nevertheless, despite its known importance it has been reported that 75% of people around the world are considered chronically dehydrated. Dehydration can be defined as a harmful reduction of the… Read More »

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump says the U.S. should begin building more mental health institutions to combat the nation’s ongoing gun violence. Speaking to reporters before a campaign rally in New… Read More »

When should physicians read the House of God?

Many consider the novel the House of God, written by Samuel Shem (pen name for Stephen Bergman), to be a must-read for any physician or soon-to-be physician. A fictionalized account of his internship year, the book details how the accumulated stress, fatigue, and powerlessness of being a first-year doctor inexorably accumulates during that year — with… Read More »

Thinking about changing jobs? Here’s what physicians should consider.

A large percentage of doctors end up switching jobs within the first five years of practice.  This really isn’t surprising given that the medical training experience doesn’t necessarily correlate with the medical practice experience. Many doctors work hard throughout their entire training only to realize that their expectations do not necessarily align with reality.  Is… Read More »

Drug Pricing Should Reflect Value, Not Recoupment Of Investment

Leonard S. Schleifer, president and chief executive officer of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., speaks during the Bloomberg “Focus on Pharma” event in New York City on June 29, 2016. Schleifer discussed the need for the pharmaceutical industry to do a better job explaining the value proposition of products they bring out and the need to price… Read More »