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Cardiology Management

Preventing Burnout Among Cardiologists

2017 07 Mar

Physicians are among society’s highest paid and most respected professionals, but they have higher rates of dissatisfaction and burnout compared to other American workers. A possible explanation for why doctors are becoming increasingly burnt out is that they may have lost faith in the practice of medicine itself, according to an Editorial published... Read more

Cardiology Management

Loneliness, Isolation Increase Risk of Heart Disease

2016 26 Apr

Loneliness and social isolation are linked to around a 30 per cent increased risk of having a stroke or developing coronary artery disease--the two leading causes of illness and death in high income countries--finds an analysis of the available evidence, published online in the journal Heart . The size of the effect is comparable to that of other... Read more