Doctors’ Pay Up in 2019; Orthopedists Paid Best

Tweet April 24, 2019 — Average doctor salaries rose to $313,000 from $299,000 last year, according to the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2019. The report is the most comprehensive doctor salary report in the United States, representing almost 20,000 physicians in more than 30 specialties. The top three highest-paid specialties are: Orthopedists at an average of $482,000 a year Plastic...
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Many E-Cigs Loaded With Germs, Study Finds

Tweet By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You might need to worry about inhaling more than just nicotine when you vape: New research warns that many electronic cigarettes appear to be contaminated with fungi and bacteria. The finding stems from a close look at the contents of 75 popular vaping products. About half of the e-cigarettes...
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Malawi 1st to Immunize Kids Against Malaria

Tweet WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) Malawi has become the first country to start immunizing children against malaria, the World Health Organization says. The country will use the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease. The vaccine, called Mosquirix, was approved by the European Medicines Agency in 2015, the Associated Press reported. The vaccine only protects...
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women

Tweet TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many American women feel less welcome at work once they become pregnant, a new study finds. On the other hand, expectant and new fathers often get a career boost. “We found that pregnant women experienced decreased career encouragement in the workplace only after they disclosed they were pregnant,” said study author Samantha Paustian-Underdahl....
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women

Tweet TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many American women feel less welcome at work once they become pregnant, a new study finds. On the other hand, expectant and new fathers often get a career boost. “We found that pregnant women experienced decreased career encouragement in the workplace only after they disclosed they were pregnant,” said study author Samantha Paustian-Underdahl....
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women

Tweet TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many American women feel less welcome at work once they become pregnant, a new study finds. On the other hand, expectant and new fathers often get a career boost. “We found that pregnant women experienced decreased career encouragement in the workplace only after they disclosed they were pregnant,” said study author Samantha Paustian-Underdahl....
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women

Tweet TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many American women feel less welcome at work once they become pregnant, a new study finds. On the other hand, expectant and new fathers often get a career boost. “We found that pregnant women experienced decreased career encouragement in the workplace only after they disclosed they were pregnant,” said study author Samantha Paustian-Underdahl....
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Employers May Stymie Advancement of Pregnant Women

Tweet TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many American women feel less welcome at work once they become pregnant, a new study finds. On the other hand, expectant and new fathers often get a career boost. “We found that pregnant women experienced decreased career encouragement in the workplace only after they disclosed they were pregnant,” said study author Samantha Paustian-Underdahl....
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Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain?

Tweet By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obese people may show some shrinkage in their brain tissue as early as middle age, a large new study confirms. The study, based on brain scans of thousands of adults in the United Kingdom, found that those with higher body fat levels tended to show differences in brain structure compared...
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Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain?

Tweet By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obese people may show some shrinkage in their brain tissue as early as middle age, a large new study confirms. The study, based on brain scans of thousands of adults in the United Kingdom, found that those with higher body fat levels tended to show differences in brain structure compared...
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