Psychology & Psychiatry

New study sheds light on the effects of humor in medical practices

A humorous remark at just the right time can go a long way. Benevolent humor helps medical assistants (MAs) cope positively with their stressful working day, according to a new study published in BMC Primary Care by the Martin ...

Surgery

Strengthening health systems through surgery

Surgeons must provide leadership in transforming health care across the Global South—by integrating surgery into the global health agenda and advocating for simple and cost-effective surgical procedures that support overall ...

Medical economics

New analysis addresses homelessness in older people

Homelessness doesn't only happen to young people but also affects older adults in growing numbers, write authors in an analysis in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) that describes this emerging crisis.

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