Source: The Washington Post
Medical professionals analyze what factors might account for the results of a study that showed female physicians had fewer patients who died or were readmitted to the hospital.
Source: The Chicago Tribune
Survival experts discuss what the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave did right to get through the two weeks before they were rescued.
Source: National Public Radio
Because the children of immigrants often develop a command of English before their parents do, kids frequently serve as interpreters. That necessity can sometimes put young people in difficult situations.
Source: The Guardian
Despite increased training and safety measures, serious injuries for US meat plant workers is not a thing of the past. This article details the dangers workers face while on the job.
Harvard professor and pediatric surgeon Christopher Hartnick argues that one should practice and prepare before taking on risks.
Doctors looking into the connection between the brain and the heart have found that stressful events can cause a change in hormones that injures the heart.
Vampire stories began way before Dracula. Find out about the real-life afflictions that made people believe frightening tales.
Source: Fast Company
Does it seem as if there is never enough time to get all your work done? Everyone has the same number of hours a week, but these teens manage their time well. Read their strategies for fitting in time for work and play.
Source: Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities
Imagery of vision and eyes permeates Emily Dickinson’s poetry. In this article, humanities professor and physician Larry Zaroff (with Tony Chan) provides a medical rationale for one of Dickinson’s most powerful metaphors.
Source: Psychology Today
No one likes to fail, but fear of failure can be overcome. Read why people might fear failure and what they can do to conquer it.