E-records a grind for many doctors

(HealthDay)—The large amount of time spent on electronic health records and other clerical duties may contribute to doctor burnout, a new study suggests.

Sep 06, 2016
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After-hours work email no friend of the family

(HealthDay)—Picture this: It's Saturday morning. You're in the bleachers watching your kid play soccer. But, instead of enjoying the game, you're bracing for a barrage of emails from the boss, because that's her style.

Aug 10, 2016
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School burnout

Recent research indicates that school burnout among adolescents is shared with parental work burnout. Children of parents suffering from burnout are more likely than others to experience school burnout. Funding from the Academy ...

Jan 19, 2010
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Job burnout can severely compromise heart health

Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days, and retire later than employees in other industrialized countries around the globe. With such demanding careers, it's no surprise that many experience job burnout—physical, ...

Mar 12, 2013
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