December 17, 2018

Weekly review: The hard-to-believe photo that reveals 'the beautiful anatomy of the human body'

Daily Briefing

    Up to 81% of patients lie to their doctors—and there's one big reason why (Monday, Dec. 10)
    Up to 81% of patients lie to their doctors about how often they exercise, how much they eat, and other behaviors to avoid being judged, according to a study published last month in JAMA Network Open—and those lies can negatively affect patients' health.

    The hard-to-believe photo that reveals 'the beautiful anatomy of the human body' (Tuesday, Dec. 11)
    The New England Journal of Medicine recently shared a photo "of a mysterious, branchlike structure" that a patient had coughed up—capturing the interest of medical professionals and Twitter users alike.

    The 18 best places to work in health care, according to Glassdoor (Wednesday, Dec. 12)
    Glassdoor recently released its annual Employees' Choice Awards for the Best Places to Work in 2019, and 18 health care organizations—including nine health systems—made the list.

    The healthiest (and least healthy) states, mapped (Thursday, Dec. 13)
    Hawaii is the healthiest U.S. state, according to the United Health Foundation's latest rankings.

    The evidence-backed way to avoid holiday weight gain (Friday, Dec. 14)
    Between gingerbread cookies and pumpkin pie, it's no wonder adults gain up to two pounds over the holidays—but a study published last week in the BMJ's Christmas Issue reveals that the annual holiday weight gain isn't inevitable.

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