Why relaxing is so much work.
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At the convergence of medicine, science, and society.
Yoo Jung Kim M.D.
Keeping depression and burnout separate enables those struggling with these conditions to identify the solutions most appropriate for them.
Psychological thrillers create unease by asking us to consider the darkness in others and ourselves. Why are they so beloved by readers?
If millions were unburdened by student loans, they would feel and sleep better, with positive consequences for long-term mental and physical health.
Although countries around the world have started lifting COVID-19 mandates, the trend of mask-wearing might continue.
"It's hard to turn a viral phenomenon into legitimate science," says Dr. Bryson Lochte, who published a key research paper on the little-understood phenomenon of ASMR.
Imagine that you were able to achieve your wildest dreams. How long would your happiness last?
Three years after graduating college, I found myself reliving the rat race of college admission, but this time, I was watching from the interviewer's perspective.
Although menstruation is a natural biological function, period products don't have the same protections as other basic necessities such as groceries and medications.
As a front-line physician, I've spent countless nights imagining how my COVID-19 patients must have felt during their final days.
What can we learn from our experience with the pandemic to prevent similar tragedies in the future?
Front-line healthcare workers throughout the country started receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. Many of them started sharing their experiences on social media.
As a physician, I often accompany my relatives to their doctor's appointments, but during the clinic visit, I never volunteer the fact that I am also a physician. Here’s why.
Yoo Jung Kim, M.D., is a physician at a safety-net hospital in California. She is the co-author of What Every Science Student Should Know.