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Stress, fear and uncertainty and the coronavirus

Emergency medicine doctor finds respite from stress in running during the pandemic.

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A survey of physicians who are mothers found that approximately half said their biggest personal concern during the pandemic was that they would expose their children to Covid-19. Source: Wayne State University Study of Physician Mothers Facebook Group Survey

Dr. Jennifer Whitfield has used her running practice as a way to relieve the pressure and stress of being a medical provider during the pandemic. She says addressing the problem of doctor burnout may have gotten much-needed attention in recognition due to Covid-19. 

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Joe Mahoney is a National Assigning Editor for Visuals at iPondr. He previously worked as a staff photographer and multimedia editor for the Rocky Mountain News. In 2000 and 2003, he was part of the photo teams at the News that won Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography. He was the director of multimedia for the PBS affiliate in Denver and started his career with the Associated Press.

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