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  • Atopic Dermatitis Highlights From EADV 2022   Highlights in atopic dermatitis from EADV include efficacy of dupilumab in clinical practice, JAK inhibitors upadacitinib and baricitinib, and a 28-country assessment of AD burden of disease.
  • Medscape RN/LPN Compensation Report 2022 Nurses from the largest nursing specialties share their views in a new report on nurse income, including bonus pay, education, and certifications.
  • The Bionic Pancreas Triumphs in Pivotal Trial   We are closer than ever to a truly hands-free closed-loop insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes.
  • Substance and Opioid Abuse Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about substance abuse and how those challenges affect themselves and their patient's lives.
  • Losing and Preserving Dignity "We push to reduce backlogs, offer same-time virtual care, work to reduce costs. We've driven medicine to the efficient and left little of the dignity it seems," observes Jeffrey Benabio, MD, MBA.
  • No Such Thing as an Easy Fix Neurologist Allan Block notes that although it's common for people to look for shortcuts, there's no easy fix when it comes to research — and life in general.
  • Infographic: Incomes Climb for Young Physicians For physicians younger than 40 years, average compensation rose in 2021 at rates even faster than for their older peers. However, a pay gap persists between younger male and female doctors.
  • Young Physicians Compensation Report 2022 Medscape's Young Physician Compensation Report 2022 explores changes in overall income, incentives, and attitudes about work amid recovery from a very tough year.
  • The Best Reason to Get an Omicron Booster   Perry Wilson is getting an Omicron booster, but his reason for doing so might not be what you think it is.
  • A Virologist's Take on Polio, Monkeypox, and COVID-19   Virologist Jeremy Kamil shares his relatively upbeat perspective on the viral threats we face today.
  • Advice to My Younger Self Dr Allan Block ponders what he would say to his younger self two and a half decades after the start of his career as a neurologist.
  • S2 Episode 4: Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis   Drs Stanley Cohen and Atul Deodhar discuss cardiovascular risk in patients with psoriatic arthritis and the impact of effective treatment.
  • Recent Advances in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Treatment Can Be 'Game-Changing' for Patients   Amit Saxena, MD, highlights how recent advances in treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus have dramatically improved a long-time patient's manifestations.
  • Medscape Medical Student Lifestyle Report 2022 Med students share their plans for a future in medicine, test-taking experiences, relationships with instructors, biases they confront, and what it's like training during COVID.
  • We Are Failing to Use What We've Learned About COVID   Another COVID-19 variant is inevitable because we aren't doing anything to stop it, says UK operational researcher Christina Pagel.
  • Infographic: What Employed Doctors Like Most, Least at Work Physicians working for a hospital, healthcare organization, or other employer reveal which aspects of their jobs they enjoy the most -- and which features make work unrewarding.
  • Employed Physicians Report: Yes to Focus, No to Bureaucracy Employed physicians reveal the pros and cons of their jobs, income and bonus structure; roles in the organization; and corporate policies and rules.
  • Monkeypox Vaccines: Q&A With the CDC's Agam Rao, MD Two vaccines are available for monkeypox. A CDC vaccine expert answers questions about their effectiveness and dosing.
  • Would You Like to Live to a 'Ripe Old Age'? We can control much about our quality of life, our length of life, and parameters of dying, by our volitional actions. Here's my advice.
  • Kicking the Can Neurologist Allan Block notes that politicians currently favor a strategy of "kicking the can down the road" when it comes to Medicare concerns. "But we're running out of road to kick it down," he says.