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COMMENTARY: Why Clinicians’ Spiritual Health Matters in the COVID-19 Crisis

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 12, 2020 — On Friday, March 20, an identity-protected Georgia physician told CNN’s Sara Sidner, “It’s the first time in my career that I’ve been afraid.” The COVID-19 pandemic would be frightening even without insufficient ICU beds or ventilators. But when shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have… Read More »

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne The use of e-cigarettes and other vape products by young people is growing at a rapid rate. It is an important public health concern and meaningful reform is needed to address… Read More »

Doctors need nutrition education, says commentary – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Nutrition knowledge is essential for today’s physicians, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine commentary published July 1. The commentary—authored by Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—points out that overweight, diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer are driven by unhealthful diets, and that most doctors… Read More »