Are Medical Schools Doing Enough to Combat the Addiction Epidemic?
Harvard medical students are demanding better training to tackle the opioid crisis. Their efforts to improve the curriculum are being heard throughout the nation. Now other medical schools are under fire as critics wonder why med students are not required to learn everything about an epidemic taking lives away each day. Shouldn’t all medical school . . . . Continue Reading
1 in 4 Doctors Suffer From Depression Symptoms
The medical profession is a stressful place to be in. Becoming a doctor is a very long enduring process that can take over a decade. Being one is even more challenging. Now, research reveals that one in four doctors in the early stages of their careers suffer from signs of depression. This is bad news, . . . . Continue Reading
Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine
By Cheryl Steinberg Laughter is one of the most powerful, natural stress relievers out there. And societal recognition of just how important laughter can be is growing; there are such things as laughing meditation and even certified laughter teachers. Lynda Tourloukis is one such teacher based out of Park Ridge, Ill. “I think one of . . . . Continue Reading