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Medical students feeling burned out get a hotline for help

Medical students feeling burned out get a hotline for help

A peer counseling phone line created by two fourth-year medical students demonstrates how a resource can be set up at low cost, in little time and adapt as needed.  The all-volunteer service at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) is focused on wellness and resilience, has a system in place for ensuring a call is not missed, and protocol for directing students to help beyond what it can offer—all on a shoe-string …

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Using Community Paramedicine, mHealth for Care Coordination at Home

Using Community Paramedicine, mHealth for Care Coordination at Home

Community paramedicine programs offer hospitals and health systems an opportunity to leverage mHealth to reduce emergency department costs and improve care management for patients with complex chronic diseases. Mobile Integrated Health Community Paramedic (MIH-CP) programs are often rooted in partnerships with local EMS and ambulance companies. They deploy specially trained …

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Buy This Dip in Marijuana Stocks

Buy This Dip in Marijuana Stocks

Scott Gottlieb’s resignation may delay a CBD greenlight from the FDA, but it won’t stop it FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb unexpectedly resigned this past Wednesday, sending marijuana stocks down across the board. Why? What was the connection? It involves something called “CBD” and the murky pathway toward the FDA’s approval …

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