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Wellness program helps physicians avoid burnout

Wellness program helps physicians avoid burnout

By Furhana Afrid | May 31, 2016
By some accounts, more than half of the nation’s physicians are burned out. They are exhausted, feel ineffective, lack meaning in their work and tend to portray cynicism toward their patients. But a new program at the UNM School of Medicine helps future physicians and faculty avoid becoming another burnout statistic.
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UNMH stroke team delivers new 'gold standard' of care

UNMH stroke team delivers new 'gold standard' of care

By Michael Haederle | May 16, 2016
The past few years have seen a quiet revolution in the treatment of ischemic strokes, which can cause death or disability when a blood clot blocks an artery in the brain. The stroke team at UNM Hospital is treating this dangerous disease with the new gold standard of care, which rapidly restores blood flow and leads to dramatically better outcomes.
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Hands-on treatment: UNM Physical Therapy Program turns 40

Hands-on treatment: UNM Physical Therapy Program turns 40

By Laura Hall | May 09, 2016
When Barbara Bradley Fuller graduated from the UNM Physical Therapy program in 1976 she was one of three members of the fledgling program’s first class. In the 40 years since, the program has educated more than 700 physical therapists, 75 percent of whom practice in New Mexico.
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UNM researchers work to better understand Zika virus

UNM researchers work to better understand Zika virus

By Cindy Foster | May 02, 2016
Zika, Ebola, Dengue, Marburg – these viruses have made headlines for their sudden, dramatic arrival on the public health scene and their often serious consequences. But fighting them begins with the same basic research questions, according to UNM immunologist Steven B. Bradfute, PhD.
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