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6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Relax: The Student’s Quick Guide to Relaxation
July 24, 2017

The words “relaxation” and “college” don’t often show up in the same sentence. Luckily, there’s good news: There are many different ways to relax, at least one of which should seamlessly fit into your life. Read on for a roundup of six strategies aimed at helping you embrace the many health benefits of relaxation.


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6 Essential Experiences for Every Medical Student
July 10, 2017
It’s more than the MCAT and good grades—it’s experience and compassion, too—that will get you into medical school.  If you’re getting your medical school application together, make sure you have at least one essential experience on your resume.  Let’s ta...

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4 Reasons to Study Nursing Instead of Medicine
July 3, 2017
You’ve decided to study healthcare, but which way do you go?  Doctor or nurse?  There are pros and cons to everything, but if you love working directly with patients, consider nursing.  There are lots of reasons why—here are four.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Four Reasons to Study Medicine in Poland
June 26, 2017
Looking for an affordable, accessible, accredited, world-class medical degree which will be recognized throughout all of the EU? While this may sounds like a tall order, it’s exactly what draws thousands of countries from all over the world to Poland every year. Still not sure that Poland is r...

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Four Reasons Why You Should Learn to Teach in Medical School
June 19, 2017
While anatomy and physiology, biology, and organic chemistry are usually the subjects that come to mind when you think of medical school curricula, a lesser-known topic may be more important than most students realize. We’re talking about teaching. Wondering why it matters so much to learn the...

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6 Unexpected Medical School Lessons
June 5, 2017
In the rush of classes, labs, papers, and study groups, it can be hard to look out and see the big picture.  Remember: you’re in medical school to become a physician—and you might learn a thing or two you didn’t quite expect along the way.  Let’s take a look at 6 un...

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Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Medical Residency
May 29, 2017
Aspiring doctors spend a lot of their undergraduate years focused on where they’re going to study medicine. But the questions don’t end just because you get your acceptance letter to medical school. In fact, a significant new question arises: Where will you do your residency? Here’...

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What Can Augmented Reality Bring to Medical Students?
May 22, 2017
Strap on your goggles and join us as we delve into the world of augmented reality—new, improved—and ostensibly better for medical students and the profession.  Let’s take a closer look at 5 ways augmented reality benefits medical students. 

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Why Med Students Should Care About Antibiotic Prescriptions
May 15, 2017
The over-prescription of antibiotics has led to a new global health crisis—and it affects you.  Learn more about why med students should care about antibiotics prescriptions—and its effect on antibiotic resistance.

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How Can Physicians Fight The Opioids Epidemic?
May 9, 2017
While the US has the highest share of opioid users in the world, other countries everywhere from Australia to Serbia, are facing opioid issues of their own. One group of professionals uniquely positioned to help reverse the trend? Physicians.

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July 19, 2017

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Nigeria’s Sokoto State recently announced his administration’s plans to send 200 students -- primarily girls --...


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July 12, 2017

India is contemplating a move in medical training to incorporate traditional medicine in the curriculum.  Why?  So both modern and tradition...


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July 5, 2017

Brexit’s wake has reached the global nursing community.  Nursing applicants from the European Union have dropped 96 percent since the landm...