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  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors It's holiday season. Here are some great and innovative suggestions for finding that perfect gift for the physician in your life.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Nurses From pampering their hands and feet to sanitizing and tracking their gadgets, Medscape offers suggestions for presents for the nurse in your life.
  • 25 Terrific Winter Vacations for Doctors From sun-drenched beaches to powdery ski slopes and vibrant cities, these 25 destinations in the US and abroad have much to offer stressed-out physicians seeking a break.
  • Moaning Works for Me: Why It's a Good Gauge of Pain An experienced nurse explains why encouraging patients to verbalize pain any way possible helps guide treatment options.
  • Love Them or Hate Them, Masks in Schools Work   F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Medscape APRN Compensation Report 2022 Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses talk wages, degrees, certifications, and whether they feel fairly compensated
  • Medical Software Templates: Use at Your Own Peril Neurologist Allan Block warns that "regardless of how harmless and unintentional it might be," medical templates' default settings can annoy patients and other offices and should be monitored.
  • Infographic: The Good and Bad of Self-employment as a Doctor Physicians who typically are owners in a solo or group practice or partners reveal the five aspects of self-employment they enjoy the most, and five they like the least.
  • Change Makers: Dr Isaacs on Healthcare Delivery Innovations Dr Whyte speaks with Permanente Medical Group CEO and Executive Director Dr Richard Isaacs about how the pandemic changed our expectations of healthcare delivery and upcoming innovations in patient care.
  • Self-employed Physicians Report: Worth It to Be Your Own Boss? Physicians in private practice reveal the pros and cons of their jobs including income potential, running a business, and finding a work-life balance.
  • Should Healthcare Be a Right? Neurologist Allan Block notes that in the United States, healthcare isn't guaranteed, and questions whether it should it be -- even though food, water, and shelter are also not considered rights.
  • Regenerative Medicine Landscape Continues to Evolve Dr Kathleen Davenport describes how platelet-rich plasma and stem-cell injections are currently used for tendinopathies and arthritis and what to watch for in the widely varying protocols being used.
  • Right and Wrong in Medicine: LIfe, Death, and Wrenching Choices Physicians reveal how they would respond to difficult decisions and scenarios involving medical care and personal treatment of patients, sharing both their insight and turmoil.
  • Medical Murderers: When Healers Become Killers Not all medical professionals are lifesavers. Some, unfortunately, are exactly the opposite.
  • Infographic: How Bad Physician Behavior Compares in US vs UK In separate reports, Medscape revealed the issue with poor physician behavior in the US and UK through the eyes of colleagues. Here's how results compare across the Atlantic.
  • Ivermectin for COVID-19: Final Nail in the Coffin   Will this US randomized controlled trial convince ivermectin advocates that the drug is not a miracle cure for COVID-19?
  • Physicians Behaving Badly: US vs UK Physicians in the US and UK reveal how often they see fellow doctors misbehaving in person or on social media, and recount some of the worst physician behavior they have witnessed.
  • Should People Be More Worried About Long COVID?   Eric Topol, MD, discusses how people should be thinking about long COVID when they consider their COVID risk.
  • Infographic: Compensation Rises for Female Physicians Salary and bonus for female doctors rose nearly 9% on average last year. But a pay gap vs male physicians persists, and most women feel underpaid in the profession.
  • Why the 5-Day Isolation Period for COVID Makes No Sense   Here's what's wrong with the CDC's arbitrary 5-day isolation period recommendation for COVID.