In light of recent junior doctor deaths from suicide, Sandra Lussier shares her experience of depression and shows how we can take action.
Debbie Chalmers implores us to look for signs of physician burnout in ourselves and in others, to build resilience and focus on well being and to ‘speak up’.
Sleep is a little bit like sepsis. Both start with S and the importance of proper management has been underestimated for years – so lets find a solution
Night Shift can be hazardous to your health. Here are ten tips from night shift guru. What are your best tips?
Sir Peter Wyllie of Alice Springs on a South East Asian LITFL BASE jump odyssey from the Menara Kuala Lumpur
Check out @ProfessorFunk’s kinetic typography take on the utter weirdness of placebos, based on information from @BenGoldacre’s superlative book, Bad Science.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be a tragic disease which usually affects adults in the prime of their lives, and may even occur in childhood. Many authorities suggest there is little that people can do for themselves apart from taking medication and waiting until they deteriorate.
The How’s Your Sugar? website deals with the issues faced by Australian Indigenous people in ‘living well’ with type 2 diabetes. It uses peer-to-peer narrative through interactive video clips and simple graphics to help explain the importance of food, exercise, medication and smoking cessation on controlling diabetes.
You’ve gotta love I Heart Guts, the brainchild of an anatomically obsessed illustrator. Here are two posters vital for Men’s health.
I, like Croakey from Crikey, have enjoyed some of the Governmental approaches to utilising media strategies to provide health promotion. Unfortunately most of the recent Australian Health campaigns have been a little ‘dry’ and hard to take in so we have to resort to the power of social media to spread the health promotion message […]
Just finished reading an amazing manuscript…’Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis: An Evidence-Based Guide to Recovery’. It was a real eye opener!
I am a belligerent skeptic of over-the-counter cough and cold medications. I’ve been this way since well before I ever entertained the idea of being a doctor. The late Michael Shannon (also known as the ‘dancing doctor‘) nicely summed up the problems with this group of medications: ‘The problem with cough and cold medications are […]