When it comes to growth Italy needs some hard medicine

When it comes to growth Italy needs some hard medicine

The Italian economy has under-performed for years. Jean Pisani-Ferry looks at the reasons why and asks how the Italian government can turn things around. Two months after the Italian general election on March 4, amid uncertainty about what kind of government will emerge, a complacency seems to have set in. Yet it would be foolish […]

Factors associated with practicing evidence-based medicine: a study of family medicine residents

Factors associated with practicing evidence-based medicine: a study of family medicine residents

Justin Paulsen,1 Morhaf Al Achkar2 1School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA; 2School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Background: Evidence-based medicine (EBM) plays a critical part in ensuring that practitioners use the soundest available medical procedures while avoiding ineffective ones. As such, it plays a key role in medical residency education. […]

Dr. Katz, Preventive Medicine: Should you eat pasta?

Dr. Katz, Preventive Medicine: Should you eat pasta?

Dr. David Katz Dr. David Katz Photo: Contributed Dr. Katz, Preventive Medicine: Should you eat pasta? A new study has put the health — or at least weight — benefits of pasta in the headlines. That study, published in the British Medical Journal, is a meta-analysis of prior studies examining the effects of pasta consumption […]

WVU Medicine encourages youth to pursue healthcare careers

WVU Medicine encourages youth to pursue healthcare careers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) – Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists all came together for Kids Health Career Day in Morgantown. Children from the area had the opportunity to meet with health care providers and learn all about the healthcare field. With advancements in medicine and health sciences, the healthcare field finds unique ways to teach young kids […]

The best way to prepare for a career in medicine and the importance of curiosity at Medicine X | ED

The best way to prepare for a career in medicine and the importance of curiosity at Medicine X | ED

To prepare for medical school, it would make sense to study chemistry and biology, or perhaps even statistics and computer science. But several speakers at Stanford Medicine X | ED Saturday morning pointed to two fields of study they say could provide excellent foundations for careers in medicine: Landscape architecture and journalism. In fact, Stanford clinical […]

A Love Letter to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

A Love Letter to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

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LIVE WELL: The family medicine cabinet

LIVE WELL: The family medicine cabinet

The prescription medications collecting dust in your cabinet may seem harmless, but they could cause horrible consequences for your loved ones and community members. By keeping your prescriptions unlocked and holding onto old, unused or leftover prescriptions you may be unknowingly increasing the chances of drug abuse in your home or city. Studies show that […]