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Burnout Equal Among Inpatient & Outpatient Doctors, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The perception that doctors who are based in hospitals burn out quicker than doctors in outpatient settings is just wrong – doctor burnout happens equally, according to a new Mayo Clinic study, published in the November issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video of Dr. Roberts is [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Off-Label Drug Use Common, but Patients May not Know They're Taking Them, Mayo Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 6, 2012.  Many people have probably heard of off-label drug use, but they may not know when that applies to prescriptions they are taking, a Mayo Clinic analysis found. Off-label drug use occurs when a physician prescribes medication to treat a condition before that use has [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

TUESDAY Q & A: Number of factors contribute to urinary tract infection in women

DEAR MAYO CLINIC:    I am a 46-year-old woman and have never had a urinary tract infection before, but think I may have one now. Do I need to be seen by a physician for treatment? What causes UTIs?   ANSWER: Urinary tract infection, or UTI, is generally a bacterial infection that [...]

Created by Dana Sparks