Should Hospital Cafeteria Food Be Healthier?
POLL: How healthy should hospital food be? Should junk food not be offered at all, removing any temptation, or should people make better choices?
Are You Comfortable Prescribing HRT?
POLL: How do you compare with your colleagues in your comfort level for prescribing hormone replacement therapy for symptoms of menopause.
Are You in Sleep Debt?
POLL: As a busy clinician, balancing work life and home life and personal time generally means that something gives. Is it your sleep?
Should We Test More Drugs on Pregnant Women?
With 64% of pregnant women in the U.S. taking at least one medication during pregnancy, experts are arguing that it’s unethical not to include them in the testing of new drugs.
Physicians Aren't Happy; 59% Say, 'Don't Become a Doctor'
Forty-two percent of physicians say they are ‘dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ in their medical practices, and 59% say they are unlikely to encourage a young person to go into medicine.
Poll: Is Terminating a Down Syndrome Fetus the Same as Gendercide?
Between 70 and 90 percent of women carrying a fetus diagnosed in utero with Down syndrome choose to abort. Is terminating a fetus diagnosed with Down syndrome the same as terminating a fetus because of its gender?
Poll: Do you encourage pre-conception genetic testing?
Preconception genetic carrier testing has become more widely available and affordable, but is not always routinely recommended by physicians. Do you encourage it among patients planning to conceive?
Poll: Do You Proactively Discuss HIV with Your Patients?
According to the American Medical Association, the southern part of the United States is facing an HIV epidemic. Do you proactively talk with your patients about their risk of contracting HIV?
Poll: How Will You Advise Pregnant Patients about Fish Consumption?
Levels of exposure that are defined as 'safe' by the official limits, are actually having non-trivial adverse effects, according to new reports.
Poll: Are Screening Mammograms Useless?
A number of studies conclude that breast cancer screening has little to no effect on mortality. Is it time to scrap the practice?