January 21, 2020

The 5 'anxiety traps' you fall into at work—and how to escape them (Monday, Jan. 13)
Writing for the Harvard Business Review, leadership adviser Sabina Nawaz outlines five "anxiety traps" that often occur at work and how to deal with them.

This flu season could be one of the worst in decades (Tuesday, Jan. 14)
Officials are comparing this season to the 2017-2018 season, which was the deadliest in more than 40 years.

Between life and death: What a neurologist learned when his brother-in-law fell into a coma (Wednesday, Jan. 15)
In neurology, there's a "middle ground" between life and death that providers and patients' family members alike struggle to navigate—but a new subspecialty could help improve communication around patients' care, Joseph Stern, a neurologist who's found himself on both the provider and family side of these difficult brain injuries, writes for the New York Times' "Well."

The happiest physicians—and the most burned-out ones in 2020, according to Medscape (Thursday, Jan. 16)
More than 40% of physicians are burned out, but some specialties—and generations—are suffering more than others, according to Medscape's 2020 National Physicians Burnout & Depression Report.

Millennials are sicker and poorer than prior generations. Here's how that's changing health care. (Friday, Jan. 17)
Millennials are delaying care because of costs, have higher medical debt than previous generations, and are sicker than earlier generations were at the same age—but the generation is also poised to spur change in the U.S. health system, Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli writes.

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