Our recent poll question highlighted the growing popularity of AI, making machines act like human beings, which seems to be everywhere these days. It’s being used in healthcare to develop new drugs and treatments, diagnose diseases, and provide personalized care, not everyone, however, is in favor.
Our question “What’s your opinion of AI as it relates to the medical field?” Of those who responded, 66 percent said it has potential; 21 percent think it’s game changer; and 13 percent said AI is overrated.
Since the holidays are right around the proverbial corner, our poll last week focused on the mental health aspect and self-care part of preparing for the holidays. It was a tie from those who responded to our question “What’s your favorite self-care practice?” 42 percent each said getting enough sleep and going to the gym/doing outdoor activities were the best way to practice self-care; the rest, at 8 percent each, chose meditation and mindfulness and eating healthy were ideal around the holidays. On Twitter, it was unanimously selected that getting enough sleep is paramount for self-care.
One of our followers said all of the answers were equally important. “It’s a lifestyle!” she wrote. “And when we look at our bodies as a whole rather than a sum of its parts, and live a clean and natural lifestyle, we can achieve and sustain homeostasis regardless the presentation of external stimuli.”
And almost everyone has a routine when it comes to taking time for lunch during the workday. Whether working from home or seeing patients at the clinic, we all should take some time to stop and eat at some point during work. Of those who responded to our question “When it comes to stopping for lunch, what’s your preference?” 47 percent said they prefer to eat lunch at their desk; 25 percent said they like to get away and eat outside if it’s nice; 22 percent said there’s usually no time to stop and eat (Really? Not even ten minutes?); and seven percent said they like to go to a restaurant.
One of our followers commented that they leave their home office and eat their lunch in their living room. Another said his office’s cafeteria has best homemade apple pie. (Yum! Save us a piece, we’d love to try some!)
On Twitter, half of those who responded said they don’t have time to stop for lunch (maybe if they had homemade apple pie they might!); 33 percent said they eat at their desk; 17 percent said they’ll go outside if it’s nice, but no one goes to a restaurant.
Our poll this week highlights professional growth and development. Our question, “Which types of books do you like to read for professional development?” is up and in full swing. So far, our voters say books on leadership and management are the best reads. Tell us what you think. We’d love to hear from you.