Health

Learning environment issues tied to medical school burnout

(HealthDay)—Medical students who experience mistreatment and perceive a less favorable learning environment are more likely to develop higher levels of exhaustion and disengagement, lower levels of empathy, and career regret, ...

Pediatrics

Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education

A patient is told their name is hard to pronounce. A doctor tells another doctor they speak English really well. While doing rounds, a resident is asked if she eats 'strange foods'.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: Children need self-regulation to learn

A considerable amount of development takes places in the brains of young children. Children experience a steep increase in their cognitive skills—including self-regulation—at an early age. What exactly is self-regulation? ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Consensus report shows burnout prevalent in health care community

Clinician burnout is affecting between one-third and one-half of all of U.S. nurses and physicians, and 45 to 60% of medical students and residents, according to a National Academy of Medicine (NAM) report released today.

Neuroscience

Mind melding: Understanding the connected, social brain

Parents may often feel like they are not "on the same wavelength" as their kids. But it turns out that, at least for babies, their brainwaves literally sync with their moms when they are learning from them about their social ...

Overweight & Obesity

Frequent family meals promote good nutritional health in children

Successful obesity prevention starts at home – at the family dinner table. The results of a meta-analysis conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the University of Mannheim have been published in ...

Pediatrics

Ten ways to get reluctant kids to school

Are you struggling with getting your child to school? Here is some advice on what you should do as a parent – and what you should not do.

Pediatrics

Infectious diseases A-Z: infants, babies and germs

It's important to provide a safe and healthy environment for children, especially infants. You should always try to protect children from cigarette smoke, chemical irritants and others hazards, and people who have contagious ...

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