Today's Health News

Early Childhood Feeding Problems Tied to Developmental Delays

Authors say young children with multiple eating problems may benefit from screening for developmental delay

Discrimination Has Pervasive Adverse Links to Mental Health

Adverse mental health, substance use, and poor well-being reported for young adults with interpersonal discrimination

Days of Extreme Heat Linked to Increased Risk for ED Visits

Risk increased for emergency department visits for any cause and for heat-related illness, renal disease, mental disorders

Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Findings reveal few of the top U.S. medical centers have policies addressing harassment of physicians and staff by patients

Genetic Links Between Schizophrenia, CVD Explored

Genetic correlations between schizophrenia and CVD close to zero, but schizophrenia liability may increase heart failure risk

Psychedelic Microdosers Report Health and Wellness Motivations

Among adults citing mental health concerns, those who microdose psychedelic substances report less depression, anxiety, and stress

Device Apps Aid Memory in Older Adults With Impaired Cognition

Digital voice recorder or smartphone apps can improve prospective memory function, QOL in older adults with mild cognitive disorders

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Pandemic Had Greater Effect on Work-Life Balance for Female Physicians

A sizable gender gap evident for risk of depression and anxiety

Biden Plan Will Spend $1.5 Billion to Boost Health Worker Supply

The pandemic has exacerbated health care disparities for minorities and underserved communities