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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.

McDonald's and the Microbiome: What Effect Does Junk Food Have on Gut Bacteria?

McDonald's and the Microbiome: What Effect Does Junk Food Have on Gut Bacteria?

Surprisingly, no one has specifically investigated the effect of junk food on westerners from the perspective of the microbiome.