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Grand Rounds Here Next Tuesday

You can now check the last edi­tion of Grand Rounds blog car­ni­val. Grand Rounds brings, week­ly, the best blog posts on health and med­ical issues.

We will host the next edi­tion in our blog, on Tues­day Jan­u­ary 15th.

Theme of the edi­tion: Brief­ing The Next US Pres­i­dent. You can choose to write about some issue very close to your heart, that you’d like to make sure the next US Pres­i­dent pays atten­tion to. Or sim­ply send us your best post this week: I will include all the good posts I receive, to pro­vide a win­dow into what health and med­i­cine pro­fes­sion­als are think­ing of in a typ­i­cal week.

Send sub­mis­sions to afer­nan­dez at gmail dot com, with Grand Rounds in the sub­ject line.

Look­ing for­ward your sub­mis­sions!

Stress Management Test

Here’s a quick test to deter­mine your stress lev­el.  Read the fol­low­ing descrip­tion com­plete­ly before look­ing at the pic­ture.

The pic­ture below was used in a case study on stress lev­els at St. Mary’s Hos­pi­tal. Look at both dol­phins jump­ing out of the water. The dol­phins are iden­ti­cal. A close­ly mon­i­tored, sci­en­tif­ic study revealed that, in spite of the fact that the dol­phins are iden­ti­cal, a per­son under stress would find dif­fer­ences between the two dol­phins. The more dif­fer­ences a per­son finds between the dol­phins, the more stress that per­son is expe­ri­enc­ing.

Look at the pho­to­graph, and if you find more than one or two dif­fer­ences, you may want to take a vaca­tion or at least get a mas­sage.

–> CLICK HERE to see the pic­ture before read­ing more.

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