Tag Archives: Hours

Cryptocurrencies see $93.5 billion wiped off value in 24 hours as bitcoin plunges 48%

Bitcoin prices fell sharply amid the global sell-off in equities. Luke MacGregor  | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cryptocurrencies took a battering following a global sell-off in stocks, with bitcoin seeing a near 40% plunge. The market capitalization, or total value of the entire cryptocurrency market plummeted around $ 93.5 billion in the space of 24… Read More »

Science Says Scrolling Your Smartphone 5 Hours A Day Leads To Weight Gain

Sneaking a scroll of your Insta-feed simultaneously throughout the day in between alternating between your emails and apps? Between checking our social stats, sussing out the weather, stalking an ex, reading up on Mercury retrograde and scouring the internet for a dinner recipe, it seems near impossible to not somehow revert to our smartphone every… 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 »