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Map shows horror epidemic

A tsunami of sick people flooding hospitals across the country has been exacerbated by earlier than expected record flu numbers. Health authorities are warning Australians to make sure they get the flu jab this year following a spike in cases, with more than 20,000 notifications already reported for 2019. New figures show almost one in… Read More »

Physician burnout, still a problem, is slowly becoming less prevalent, research shows

Burnout has been a growing problem for physicians for years now, driven in part by factors such as temperamental electronic health records and a shortage of skilled professionals relative to the number of patients. But finally, some good news: The epidemic levels of physicians reporting burnout dropped modestly in 2017, according to new research. The… Read More »