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What Med Students Should Know About Human Rights
December 10, 2018
Today is a momentous occasion: it’s Human Rights Day, and the 70th birthday of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. While the world is a very different place today, the principles outlined in the Declaration are just as important as they were decades ago. Wondering where you fit into the mix as a medical student? Here’s a closer look at the intersection of medicine and human rights.

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How Med Students Can Practice Mindfulness (And Why)
December 5, 2018
Who better than a med student to seek that moment-by-moment awareness of body, mind, and soul? When we pay attention to what we think and how we feel, not only do we achieve clearer senses of our selves, but also of others. Let's take a closer look at how med students can practice mindfulness -- and...

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Five Things You Should Know About Caring For Older Patients
November 27, 2018
Aging is a natural process. However, the aging population presents unique challenges across all aspects of society. On the frontlines of these efforts are tomorrow’s healthcare practitioners. If you are planning to be among them, read on for a roundup of five things you should know about caring fo...

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Six Things Med Students Can Learn From Ancient Medicine
November 19, 2018
Modern medicine is constantly advancing. But just because we are moving forward doesn’t mean there’s nothing to be gained from looking at the past. In fact, ancient medicine -- including everything from herbs to acupuncture to prayer -- has a lot to teach us. If we’re willing to listen, that i...

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Five Reasons Why Studying Medicine Abroad Is A Great Idea
November 12, 2018
It’s International Education Week! An initiative from the US departments of State and Education, this annual observation celebrates the many benefits of international education and exchange worldwide while encouraging participation. But while most people think of international exchange in terms of...

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Three Things You Can Do If the MCAT Isn't An Option
November 6, 2018
If you are an aspiring doctor with hopes of attending medical school, acing your MCATs is probably one of your goals. However, the reality is that not everyone gets the scores they need to impress med school admissions committees. The good news is there are paths to physician careers that don’t in...

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What Healthcare And Fintech Have In Common
October 30, 2018
Fintech is booming, and it is making big changes to various industries, not least the healthcare sector. Here's a look at the developments.

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Why You Should Also Do Research As A Med Student
October 22, 2018
Medical school is busy. Among classes, labs, studying, clinicals, and taking care of yourself, how can you make time for anything else? Despite what you think you can contribute to medical research while you're in medical school. Here's why you may want to consider it.

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Five Ways College Students Are Supporting Mental Health
October 10, 2018
Today is World Mental Health Day! Observed every October 10, it shines the light and mobilizes effort on mental health issues across the globe. One area where mental health awareness (and action!) is especially necessary is college campuses. The good news? Students are stepping up and taking control...

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Eight Technological Tools To Support Your Health
October 10, 2018
Today, on World Mental Health Day, we bring you some technical tools that can support your visit to the doctor or your campus' health services.

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December 5, 2018

Exercise. Yoga. Meditation. Time with family and friends. These are just things medical students do to decompress during their notoriously challenging...


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November 28, 2018

The UK's National Health Service plans to establish an "earn, learn, and return" program with Jamaica. Let's take a closer look.


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November 21, 2018

With Japan’s graying population causing a labor shortage in the healthcare sector, international student enrollments in nursing care programs are ri...