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Docs Using Social Networks for Medical Crowdsourcing of Rare, Difficult Cases

Docs Using Social Networks for Medical Crowdsourcing of Rare, Difficult Cases

Doctors can tap into the collective knowledge of physicians online ("crowdsourcing"), as well as share their own expertise in these highlighted digital platforms.

When the Doctor is Depressed: One Clinician Tells His Story

When the Doctor is Depressed: One Clinician Tells His Story

The suicides of two medical residents in New York City last fall have thrown a spotlight on a real problem among health care professionals, particularly physicians. Why is burnout - and suicide - so prevalent among medical students, residents and physicians?

Glucomannan May "Fill" Role in Weight Management

Glucomannan May "Fill" Role in Weight Management

A dietary fiber from the tuberous root of the Amorphophallus konjac plant, glucomannan has multiple dietary functions and may help to treat comorbid conditions of type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.