13 Simple Changes That Lead to Huge Weight Loss

Sandra Hassine, M.D., has been studying childhood obesity for more than 30 years. And the most important thing she’s learned— applicable to kids and grown men alike—is this: “All the willpower in the world,” she says, “can’t overcome an obesogenic environment.” In other words, to lose weight and keep it off, you have to adjust… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids

Colorado signed a bill on Thursday which will allow doctors to recommend medical marijuana to treat conditions they’ve previously used painkillers for. (weed opiods iStock) Colorado is trying to help tamp down the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition meriting a painkiller prescription, The Denver Post reported. Gov. Jared Polis signed… Read More »

The Complete Intermittent Fasting Guide

Intermittent fasting has soared in popularity lately, securing it a slot as one of the hottest health trends within the last few years. While it may sound like little more than a fad diet, intermittent fasting has actually been practiced for thousands of years and is considered a key component of many major cultures and… Read More »