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“Obese Patients May Be More Prone to ‘Doctor Shopping'”

Two mice; the mouse on the left has more fat s...

Two mice; the mouse on the left has more fat stores than the mouse on the right. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This May 31, 2013 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about data indicating that people who are obese tend to shop around for new doctors more often then non-obese patients do.

 

 

“Many U.S. Doctors Have Symptoms of Burnout”

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This August 21, 2012 article on the philly.com website talks about a recent study that indicates more doctors are showing signs of burnout then had previously been seen.

In my opinion, this study should serve as a reminder to us all, that doctors are humans, and as such, they need to be given emotional support just like the rest of us.

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