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Med School Tied To Suicidal Thoughts

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Med School Tied To Suicidal Thoughts

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Med School Tied To Suicidal Thoughts

Med School Tied To Suicidal Thoughts

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A new study shows that about half of all medical students suffer from burnout and one in ten has suicidal thoughts. Madeleine Brand speaks with medical contributor Dr. Sydney Spiesel about what's behind these figures.