Is mindfulness key to helping physicians with mental health?
“When we go into our state of deep rest in the meditation practice, which is two to five times more restful than sleep, it heals those stress...
The importance of self-compassion for hospitalists
Mindful self-compassion is a positive practice that opens a pathway for healing and personal growth.
Ten changes that could keep clinicians in the workforce in a pandemic
Doctors make checklist of low-cost action items to start addressing a wave of providers leaving medicine.
CDC unveils mental health protection plan for health care workers
“It’s long past time for us to care for the people who care for all of us and address burnout in our health care workers,” said U.S. Surgeon...
Growing evidence supports repurposing antidepressants to treat COVID-19
“We can’t tell if the drugs are causing these effects, but the statistical analysis is showing significant association,” said Dr. Marina Sirota....
U.S. overdose deaths hit an all-time high
Fentanyl and methamphetamine are contributing to rising numbers of fatalities, federal officials say.
Droperidol/midazolam combo curbs agitation in ED patients
A combination of haloperidol and lorazepam has been widely used to curb agitation in these patients, but droperidol and midazolam could be more...
Antidepressant may cut COVID-19–related hospitalization, mortality: TOGETHER
In the latest study, fluvoxamine-treated patients had a 32% reduction in hospitalizations and emergency visits, compared with those in the placebo...
Substance abuse boosts COVID hospitalization, death risk, even after vaccination
Investigators found about twice as many individuals with an SUD had a breakthrough COVID-19 infection as their counterparts without an SUD.
‘Empathy fatigue’ in clinicians rises with latest COVID-19 surge
It is not shameful for clinicians to acknowledge that they experience emotions such as frustration, anger, sadness, and anxiety, said Dr. Mona...