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Nearly Half of U.S. Patients Keep Vital Secrets From Their Doctors

THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 — Nearly half of U.S. patients don’t tell their physicians about potentially life-threatening risks such as domestic violence, sexual assault, depression or thoughts of suicide, a new study finds. “For physicians to achieve your best health, they need to know what you are struggling with,” said study senior author Angela Fagerlin.… Read More »

Head Hurt While Working Out? Here’s What to Know From Doctors About Exercise Headaches – POPSUGAR

If you’re wondering why you get headaches when you exercise, you’re not alone. According to Elizabeth Barchi, MD, expert in sports medicine from NYU Langone Health, while exercise can prevent headaches and migraines, it can cause them as well. POPSUGAR spoke to her and two other experts about why headaches may happen during exercise, how… Read More »

#MeToo Meets Medicine: Philly doctors fight sex harassment, pay gaps by joining Time’s Up Healthcare – The Philadelphia Inquirer

In response, Philadelphia signatories, found on the group’s website timesuphealthcare.org, include Drexel University College of Medicine, Einstein Health Network, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden. So far, Penn has not signed. "Medicine|Pharmacology" –… Read More »

How Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities Are Changing Medicine : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, has myopic macular degeneration. It hasn’t stopped her from having a prolific career as a researcher and epidemiologist. But until recently, she rarely discussed her disability with her peers, worried they would judge or dismiss her. Christopher Myers hide caption toggle caption Christopher Myers Bonnielin… Read More »