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  • Simple Tool Shows Lasting Reduction in BurnoutPhysicians and other healthcare workers who use a simple tool for 2 weeks show reduced burnout within a few days of starting and retain the benefits a year later, researchers reported.
  • Eat More Fiber, Not Less, During Pelvic Radiotherapy?Contrary to current thinking, increased fiber intake during radical pelvic radiotherapy had clear benefits on radiation-induced GI toxicity in a randomized controlled trial.
  • EPA Reduced Arsenic in Water, Prevented 1000s of CancersExposure to arsenic in drinking water is significantly lower among people who drink mostly tap water, thanks to earlier protective legislation, resulting in meaningful reductions in related cancers.
  • NAFLD Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Events in WomenIn the general population, women tend to be at lower risk for cardiovascular events than men, but the presence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease appears to change that, a new study finds.
  • Sexting: The New Threat to Adolescents?Is sexting just a harmless form of sexual expression, or is this widely prevalent phenomenon causing irreparable damage to adolescents?
  • 'Magic Mushrooms' Effective for Severe DepressionPsilocybin, the active compound in 'magic mushrooms,' has been shown to improve a variety of psychiatric conditions, including depression. A study focuses on the neurobiology underlying its effect.

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