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Study Says Many Doctors Pessimistic About Future of Medicine – Will Retire or Change Professions
Study Says Many Doctors Pessimistic About Future of Medicine – Will Retire or Change Professions
The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions recently released results of a nationwide survey of over 600 doctors. While most were happy practicing medicine, many had little optimism for the future. Some 62 percent of doctors felt many of their colleagues would retire earlier than planned -- especially in the next one-to-three years...
Is Your Coffee Fix Getting in the Way of Medication? — Health Check
Is Your Coffee Fix Getting in the Way of Medication? — Health Check
The average American adult drinks about three cups of coffee a day, and while many can’t imagine a morning without it, people taking certain drugs may want to think twice. Studies show that more than a dozen medications — antidepressants, estrogen, and thyroid and osteoporosis drugs, for example — can be affected by coffee, which can block absorption or enhance the effects of the drugs.