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A message to medical doctors who are unhappy with their careers [PODCAST]

“This is a message to any medical doctor who is unhappy with their career. The individual reasons for this dissatisfaction will vary. Whatever the issue, it is important to ask, ‘Is the problem correctable?’ If yes, then you must act and secure your happiness. If no, you must consider other options. One uncomplicated choice is… Read More »

Five years before a vaccine can ‘hold the line’ against Covid variants, England’s medical chief says

Covid vaccinator, Petra Moinar, prepares syringes with the AstraZeneca vaccine before it is administered at Battersea Arts Centre on March 8, 2021 in London, England. Chris J Ratcliffe | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — England’s top medical officer has warned that the coming winter will continue to be difficult for the country’s… Read More »

Harvard Medical School professor discusses future of psychedelics

Interest in psychedelics as therapeutics has risen in recent years, spurred by studies that have found that the once-maligned drugs used in conjunction with therapy can help in the treatment of psychiatric patients. Amid a rush to commercialize a suite of newly-developed products, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has begun a new Center for the Neuroscience… Read More »

Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman to buy majority stake in medical supplier Medline

A worker at Medline Industries gathers exam gloves to include into Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits to be shipped out to various health facilities at their warehouse in Mundelein, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images A group of private equity firms, including… Read More »

Medical Journals Reluctant to Take On Racism, Critics Say

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Medical Journals Reluctant to Take On Racism, Critics Say An editor’s departure at JAMA is bringing calls for a sharper focus on racism and its consequences. Dr. Raymond Givens, a cardiologist at Columbia University in New York, noted that 93 percent of… Read More »