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Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

American Cancer Society says high health costs cause financial strain for more than 130 million

Emergency room nurse Christine Bauer treats Joshua Lagade of Vista, California, for the flu as his girlfriend Mayra Mora looks on in the emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California, January 18, 2018. Mike Blake | Reuters The high cost of health care in the U.S. is causing financial hardship for more than… Read More »

Too much screen time makes tots FIVE times more likely to have behaviour problems

Pre-school children who spend more than two hours a day in front of a screen are more likely to have short behaviour spans and behaviour problems, research shows. Compared to children with less than 30 minutes per day of screen time, the 13.7% who watched more than two hours each day were five times more… Read More »