- Physician Burnout Statistically Correlated To Feelings Of Racial Bias
Symptoms of physician burnout appear to be associated with greater bias toward black people in this study of nearly 3,400 second-year resident physicians in the United States who identified as nonblack. However, since this is simply an observational study ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 28 2019 - 8:12pm
- 86% Of Companies Want 'Mommy Bloggers' For Influencer Marketing But How Successful Are They?
If you go to Facebook or Twitter, you may find a few scientists or doctors pushing supplements or organic food as cure-alls, maybe even a New York University journalist or two, but for the most part the social media strategy for those companies, and most m ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2019 - 4:41pm
- It's An Adequate Glossary But For Psychiatric Diagnoses DSM-5 Is 'Scientifically Meaningless'
A new study in Psychiatry Research has concluded that psychiatric diagnoses are scientifically worthless as tools to identify discrete mental health disorders. The study involved a detailed analysis of five key chapters of the latest edition of the widely ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 31 2019 - 10:39am
- Rich Or Poor, Scammers Don't Cheat Because They Need The Money — They Cheat Because They're Cheaters
Why do people cheat? When we hear that a poor person scammed others out of money, we may attribute this behavior to their poverty, rationalizing that the person violated ethics and the law because they needed the money. But the rich and powerful also chea ...
Article - The Conversation - Aug 4 2019 - 6:00am
- Mental Health Disorders Are Not Like Measles, Which Makes It Difficult To View Them Using A Medical Lens
With two recent mass homicides, one by someone who endorsed " white supremacist " views and one that supported " Antifa " violence, the search is on for commonality between two people in opposition to each other in many ways. One commo ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 6 2019 - 12:41pm
- Military Aeromedical Patient Evacuations: Yet Another Way Dogs Rule
Members of the United States military who are injuried abroad often return to the U.S. for treatment and must be transported by aeromedical evacuation between medical facilities. Evacuations can lead to their own chronic and acute stress, on top of the inj ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 23 2019 - 10:13am
- Optimists Live 15% Longer
Scholars from from Boston University School of Medicine), National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have used statistical correlation to conclude that individuals with greater optimism are more l ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 26 2019 - 6:07pm
- 75% Of Democrats Say Climate Change Is A Major Threat To The United States
In recent Pew Survey data, 75 percent of moderate Democrats believe global climate change is a major threat to the well-being of the United States while 94 percent of Democrats who skew farther left believe that, up 30 percent from 2013. Overall, more Amer ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2019 - 2:09pm
- Is "Groupthink" A Problem For Climate Science?
When the Australian federal environment minister, Sussan Ley, went snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef in August, she told waiting reporters on the shore that she’d seen “amazing wildlife, fish, turtles, clams … a reef teeming with life”. Such an upbeat ...
Article - The Conversation - Sep 20 2019 - 5:00am
- A Lot Of People Have Impostor Syndrome- Here's How To Deal With It
Impostor syndrome is where people feel like frauds even if they are actually capable and well-qualified. A new group of interviews finds that impostor syndrome is quite common and uncovers one of the best-- and worst-- ways to cope with such feelings. ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 24 2019 - 10:07am