Articles

Behavioral Health is a Key Element of Good Health Care Policy
January 20, 2018
There’s an inextricable link between behavioral health and public health. Behavioral health experts can help individuals see how the choices they make can affect their wellbeing—for the good. Read on to find out more about this interdisciplinary field of study and learn more about one program that is making a difference.

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Five Medical School Trends for 2018
January 15, 2018
If you’re a current medical student or thinking about applying in the year ahead you may be wondering the same thing: What does the future hold for medical students? Here’s a closer look at five trends to expect moving forward.

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How to Get a Healthy Start in 2018
January 1, 2018
Happy New Year! Time to make your 2018 the best yet. How? Live healthier. Live happier. Make some different choices and send yourself down a healthy path for 2018.

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Five Reasons Why Working as a Doctor on Christmas Isn’t All Bad
December 25, 2017
While Christmas means an automatic day off for most professionals, the same can’t be said for many doctors. After all, injuries and illnesses don’t abide by a calendar and hospitals are open 365 days a year. But just because you’d rather be at home with your family and friends doesn’t mean C...

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Best Gift Ideas for Medical Students
December 11, 2017
If you’re not sure what the medical student in your life needs or wants for the holidays, take a peek at this inspired-list from Santa’s elves. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

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Five Tips for Surviving Your Medical Residency
December 5, 2017
Do you want to practice as a physician in the United States? If so, a residency program is in your future. Between low pay and demanding schedules, however, this stage in a medical student’s training can be a challenging one. However, it is also a significant opportunity for learning -- if you...

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5 Ways to Embrace Your Status as a Non-Traditional Pre-Med Student
November 28, 2017
Most people envision the “typical” pre-med student as having progressed directly from high school to college. However, the truth is that many pre-med students take alternate paths to pre-medical studies. Whether you initially pursued a different career or took time off to start a family ...

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Tackling Multiculturalism: What All Physicians Need to Know
November 20, 2017
All patients are not created equal. Factor in increasing differences across backgrounds, cultures and languages, and ensuring positive medical interactions becomes even more challenging. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with tips for bridging the gap in order to deliver the best q...

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Five Uncommon Medicine Specialties (and Subspecialties) Worth Considering
November 14, 2017
Selecting a specialty is a defining moment in a medical student’s career. And while internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine and family practice may top the list of chosen specialties, they’re far from the only options out there. Read on for a roundup of five lesser-known specia...

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How to Stay Involved in Your Med School as a Late-Stage Student
November 10, 2017
As a late-stage medical student, you’re swamped with work. How can you stay involved with your medical school? Take a look at these five tips to help you.

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January 17, 2018

Germany’s highest court recently ruled that the methods used by its universities to allocate medical school spaces are partly unconstitutional. Here...


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January 10, 2018

A new technique developed by fifteen undergraduate students in Hong Kong may help doctors diagnose deadly viruses more quickly—and save lives. Let...


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December 22, 2017

Good news for students who want to study abroad or online—parental support is on the rise—at least according to a new survey by HSBC. Let’s take...