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  • Physicians: Want Streaming Glory? Know These Legal Tips If you are thinking of becoming a YouTuber or podcaster, before you put your reputation on the line, be aware of these important tips from a healthcare attorney.
  • Medscape Physician Assistant Burnout Report 2022 PAs share their experiences with burnout and depression and whether it's spurred thoughts of leaving the profession.
  • ESMO's New Focus on Cancer Prevention WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, talks with ESMO Co-chair Fabrice André on the organization's focus on cancer prevention and recent advances in cancer screening and treatment.
  • A Virus Poised to Jump Species to Humans   Researchers show how close we are to another pandemic, and how it will start with zoonotic transmission.
  • How Anthem Gets Away With Nonpayment and Denials   Dr Robert Glatter and Dr Andrew Fenton join Andrew Selesnick and James Blakeman to discuss a disturbing pattern of nonpayment and denials by the insurer Anthem.
  • The Dubious Value of Online Reviews Neurologist Allan Block describes online reviews of doctors by patients as "the wild west," with minimal rules and little if any oversight ― and argues that both good and bad ratings "mean nothing."
  • Medscape RN/LPN Compensation Report 2022 Nurses from the largest nursing specialties share their views in a new report on nurse income, including bonus pay, education, and certifications.
  • Sep 30 2022 This Week in Cardiology   Pulmonary embolism, coffee, when DOACs don’t work, lipoprotein (a), and the marginal benefits of current CV therapy are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Colorectal Cancer e-Tumor Boards: Case 3: Defective DNA Mismatch Repair CRC   The Colorectal team discusses a case of a 37-year-old female diagnosed with moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. The team discusses the importance of imaging and treatment strategies.
  • The Bionic Pancreas Triumphs in Pivotal Trial   We are closer than ever to a truly hands-free closed-loop insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes.
  • Substance and Opioid Abuse Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about substance abuse and how those challenges affect themselves and their patient's lives.
  • No Such Thing as an Easy Fix Neurologist Allan Block notes that although it's common for people to look for shortcuts, there's no easy fix when it comes to research — and life in general.
  • Infographic: Incomes Climb for Young Physicians For physicians younger than 40 years, average compensation rose in 2021 at rates even faster than for their older peers. However, a pay gap persists between younger male and female doctors.
  • Young Physicians Compensation Report 2022 Medscape's Young Physician Compensation Report 2022 explores changes in overall income, incentives, and attitudes about work amid recovery from a very tough year.
  • How an Expert Would Manage Her Own Advanced Cancer   Dr Lundberg is hosting a series of Q&As with cancer experts on his blog, Curious Dr. George.
  • Episode 6: Managing Crohn's Disease After Surgery   Drs Peter Higgins and Michael Chiorean discuss risk stratification, monitoring, and treatment of Crohn's disease after surgery.
  • The Best Reason to Get an Omicron Booster   Perry Wilson is getting an Omicron booster, but his reason for doing so might not be what you think it is.
  • A Virologist's Take on Polio, Monkeypox, and COVID-19   Virologist Jeremy Kamil shares his relatively upbeat perspective on the viral threats we face today.
  • Advice to My Younger Self Dr Allan Block ponders what he would say to his younger self two and a half decades after the start of his career as a neurologist.
  • Art Makes These Artists Better Doctors   Dr Neil Skolnik talks with a surgeon and a cardiologist about how their art informs their practice and shares some of their stunning work.