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Medical News Today: Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk

New research, appearing in the International Journal of Cancer, finds an association between drinking tea at very high temperatures and the risk of developing esophageal cancer. New research recommends letting tea cool down before drinking it. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be approximately 17,650 new cases of esophageal cancer and… Read More »

Listen: Reporter Describes Breakdowns In Electronic Medical Records

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). On NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Kaiser Health News senior correspondent Fred Schulte describes a KHN-Fortune investigation into the massive push to track and share patient health care records. This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free… Read More »

Does a work-life balance really exist for young mothers pursuing a medical career?

Sheindel Ifrah | Education | March 14, 2019 As our society’s awareness of mental-health issues increases, the idea of balancing personal and professional life has become a central topic of conversation. It cannot be disputed that finding a healthy equilibrium is especially important for mothers who enter the professional world, medical or otherwise. As a… Read More »