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Miracle Milli walking hours after surgery

The 12-year-old cancer patient of renowned Australian brain surgeon Charlie Teo is up and walking less than 48 hours after undergoing lifesaving surgery on a malignant tumour. Amelia Lucas, known affectionately as “Milli”, has battled with terminal brain cancer for the last three years. In a final bid to save her life, Milli’s family turned… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »