Forgetfulness is not a serious health problem, but there are some health issues and lifestyle choices that exacerbate memory problems, such as a lack of sleep, a dysfunctional thyroid, and smoking, experts say.
Despite the vast need for doctors to practice in rural areas, they often pass on such jobs because they like the amenities of more urban areas and the predictable flow of patients, Olga Khazan writes in The Atlantic.
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