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2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 21, 2019 – 2 Minute Medicine

Association of Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorder With Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disorders Individuals with Tourette syndrome (TS) and other chronic tic disorders (CTD) are at an increased of developing cardiometabolic disorders, in part due to the adverse effects of pharmacologic treatment, including antipsychotics. In this cohort study, investigators analyzed data from 7804 individuals with… Read More »

The fallacy of work-life balance in medicine

Physician well-being, burnout, and “work-life balance” are pretty common topics in training.  We start at intern orientation, discussing how to work 80 hours a week, eat, sleep, exercise, and still have some semblance of social life.  It’s like we’ve forgotten the origins of our job title: “resident” or “house staff” — implying that, until recently (and… Read More »