On this Memorial Day weekend, I want to take a moment to thank all of those who have served in our armed forces for all they do and sacrifice. I also want to remember those who have died in service for their country.
If you are traveling on this holiday weekend, please be safe!
Here are the holiday weekend articles for you to enjoy!
Important information for swimmers and other athletes: Does Body Shaving Increase MRSA Risk? by Lindsey Barton Straus in momsteam.com
Less encouraging news after earlier studies had shown some benefit to PRP for knee osteoarthritis: Platelet-Rich Plasma Intra-articular Knee Injections Show No Superiority Versus Viscosupplementation by Giuseppe Filardo, Berardo Di Matteo, Alessandro Di Martino, Maria Letizia Merli, Annarita Cenacchi, PierMaria Fornasari, Maurilio Marcacci, and Elizaveta Kon in The American Journal of Sports Medicine
Have you heard about this remedy for this terrible bacteria? Thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion kills MRSA superbug by Nick Thompson and Laura Smith-Spark in CNN
People are often surprised when I tell them studies about the current burnout rate in medicine. Here is a good discussion of some of the causes: This is why physicians are burning out by Thomas Paine, MD in KevinMD.com
Exercise and Fitness
I had heard of pillars of fitness, but rest as a pillar is new to me: The 4 pillars of fitness by Fitnessista in Fitnessista.com
I think people hate the elliptical as much as the treadmill. Maybe I’m wrong! 18 Legit Reasons the Elliptical Is Better Than a Treadmill by Alexandra Duron in Greatist.com
Social Media and Communication
How do you get people to click your links on Twitter? This article has good tips: 14 Ways to Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter by Neil Patel in HubSpot
At some point if you’re active in social media, someone at your job will ask you to show how social media can be helpful. Here’s how to explain it to people unfamiliar with it: How to Create a Social Media Report and Explain It to Your Boss or Client by Kevan Lee in Bufferapp.com
Productivity and Self Improvement
An argument for trying to master one skill or subject rather than be good at many: Which Is Better, To Be a Jack of All Trades or Master of One? by James Liu in Inc.com
Tips to become great at something: The Only Technique To Learn Something New by James Altucher in Thought Catalog