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  • Love Them or Hate Them, Masks in Schools Work   F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Which Exercise Is Best for Bone Health? Running, strength training, yoga — which exercise is best for bone health? Dr Madhusmita Misra offers insight into preferred exercise for patients with osteoporosis.
  • Medscape APRN Compensation Report 2022 Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses talk wages, degrees, certifications, and whether they feel fairly compensated
  • Lack of Sleep Disrupts Body Clock, Hormones Reverse schedules can disrupt the body's circadian rhythm, particularly in night-shift workers. Dr Peter Liu shares insight into new research on shift workers, hypogonadism, and hormones.
  • Medical Software Templates: Use at Your Own Peril Neurologist Allan Block warns that "regardless of how harmless and unintentional it might be," medical templates' default settings can annoy patients and other offices and should be monitored.
  • Infographic: The Good and Bad of Self-employment as a Doctor Physicians who typically are owners in a solo or group practice or partners reveal the five aspects of self-employment they enjoy the most, and five they like the least.
  • Change Makers: Dr Isaacs on Healthcare Delivery Innovations Dr Whyte speaks with Permanente Medical Group CEO and Executive Director Dr Richard Isaacs about how the pandemic changed our expectations of healthcare delivery and upcoming innovations in patient care.
  • Self-employed Physicians Report: Worth It to Be Your Own Boss? Physicians in private practice reveal the pros and cons of their jobs including income potential, running a business, and finding a work-life balance.
  • Should Healthcare Be a Right? Neurologist Allan Block notes that in the United States, healthcare isn't guaranteed, and questions whether it should it be -- even though food, water, and shelter are also not considered rights.
  • Right and Wrong in Medicine: LIfe, Death, and Wrenching Choices Physicians reveal how they would respond to difficult decisions and scenarios involving medical care and personal treatment of patients, sharing both their insight and turmoil.
  • Episode 4: The Microbiome and Renal Cell Carcinoma   Drs Sumanta Pal and Jennifer Wargo discuss how the gut microbiome impacts response to cancer therapy in patients with renal cell carcinoma.
  • 13 Highlights From ACG 2022   Dr David Johnson shares the latest data from this year's meeting, which range from novel treatments for C difficile to the use of virtual reality in treating dyspepsia.
  • California Should Invest in Harm Reduction to Combat Monkeypox One clear way to reduce monkeypox transmission is through harm reduction programs aimed at substance users, but funding is at risk.
  • Medical Murderers: When Healers Become Killers Not all medical professionals are lifesavers. Some, unfortunately, are exactly the opposite.
  • Infographic: How Bad Physician Behavior Compares in US vs UK In separate reports, Medscape revealed the issue with poor physician behavior in the US and UK through the eyes of colleagues. Here's how results compare across the Atlantic.
  • Ivermectin for COVID-19: Final Nail in the Coffin   Will this US randomized controlled trial convince ivermectin advocates that the drug is not a miracle cure for COVID-19?
  • Physicians Behaving Badly: US vs UK Physicians in the US and UK reveal how often they see fellow doctors misbehaving in person or on social media, and recount some of the worst physician behavior they have witnessed.
  • Should People Be More Worried About Long COVID?   Eric Topol, MD, discusses how people should be thinking about long COVID when they consider their COVID risk.
  • Infographic: Compensation Rises for Female Physicians Salary and bonus for female doctors rose nearly 9% on average last year. But a pay gap vs male physicians persists, and most women feel underpaid in the profession.
  • Why the 5-Day Isolation Period for COVID Makes No Sense   Here's what's wrong with the CDC's arbitrary 5-day isolation period recommendation for COVID.