Oncology & Cancer

Researchers advocate new approach to breast cancer prevention

A commentary by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Practice suggests that advances in breast cancer prevention research have resulted in new and innovative opportunities to ...

Cardiology

There's no place like home…to track blood pressure

Adults who needed to track their blood pressure regularly to confirm or refute a hypertension diagnosis preferred monitoring blood pressure at home versus at a clinic, kiosk or with a 24-hour wearable device, according to ...

Health

Honey can help kids who've swallowed a button battery

Button batteries are commonly used in many electronic devices, and the number of children ingesting button batteries is increasing, according to US data. A Five things to Know About… practice article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data-driven COVID-19 care

When caring for people hospitalized with COVID-19, doctors need to prioritize the most at-risk patients. Shannon Wongvibulsin, Med '21 (MD/Ph.D.) has helped make it easier to identify who should go to the front of the line.

Health

Experts note rise in alcohol use among older adults

As the baby boomer generation moves into retirement age, it is expected that by the year 2034, older adults (ages 65 and up) will outnumber children in the United States for the first time in history. As the population ages, ...

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Career

Career is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as a person's "course or progress through life (or a distinct portion of life)". It is usually considered to pertain to remunerative work (and sometimes also formal education).

The etymology of the term comes from the Latin word carrera, which means race (as in "rat race", see Careerism).

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