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When Is Empathy Damaging?

Mental health is everybody’s business without it the definition of health becomes meaningless. As healthcare professionals we are all

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Correcting health misinformation on social media isn’t easy but not impossible

I’ve seen  dubious health or medical information online in the past but what’s lamentable is that only a few health professionals took time to correct the misinformation.
These are the possible explanations for this:

We don’t care to do research on the health misinformation we see.
We lack the necessary skills to distill …

Responsible social media use in the hospital workplace

Being connected in social media with many healthcare professionals working or training in hospitals, I often see from these

When Is Empathy Damaging?

Mental health is everybody’s business without it the definition of health becomes meaningless. As healthcare professionals we are all

Metric Matrix: How should we measure the impact of social media on clinical excellence?

Social media might be a way to improve healthcare. The challenge is to find a metric that will either confirm or dispute this hypothesis

Burnout and Stress in Medical Students

Most medical students start medical school armed with passion and idealism to become instruments of healing. This idealism can

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Mental Good: How healthcare professionals balance career and personal lives.

“To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.”- Confucius
About a month ago a colleague committed suicide just a day after her hospital duty . She was working 72 hours straight without sleep for weeks, but not even her family had an inkling she was about to take …

Road safety, a continuing major public health concern

1.25 Million deaths every year worldwide…10,379 estimated road traffic fatalities in the Philippines in 2013….What a waste of precious

Correcting health misinformation on social media isn’t easy but not impossible

I’ve seen  dubious health or medical information online in the past but what’s lamentable is that only a few health professionals took

Responsible social media use in the hospital workplace

Being connected in social media with many healthcare professionals working or training in hospitals, I often see from these

When Is Empathy Damaging?

Mental health is everybody’s business without it the definition of health becomes meaningless. As healthcare professionals we are all