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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 when it comes to mental health. Here’s a closer look at five things students are doing to support mental health in higher education.

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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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What To Look For When Visiting A Med School
October 1, 2018
Never decide to attend medical school without visiting first. In addition to understanding how a school works academically, you will want to get a sense of the place, too. What should you look for? Let's take a closer look.

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How To Better Manage Your Time During Your Medical Studies
September 24, 2018
Among some of the busiest students out there are you, medical students. You balance a full course load with clinical experiences, and endless amounts of studying -- and you are also supposed to be developing that all too precious professional network in all of it. Let's take a closer look at some st...

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Six Ways to Pay for Your Medical Degree
September 17, 2018
With a serious physician shortage looming in the near future, at least one medical school is offering free tuition to attract new students. And while all schools are endeavoring to help offset the potentially crushing burden of medical school tuition, students can also take steps to help pay for th...

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Five Ethical Issues Med Students Should Expect to Encounter
September 3, 2018
While chemistry, biology, anatomy and other medical school subjects are pretty straightforward, the fact is that there is a lot of ambiguity in clinical medicine -- particularly when you factor in the ethical dilemmas that may arise along the way. And while it is not possible to be prepared for ever...

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Should You Start Your Medical Degree at a Community College?
August 27, 2018
Interested in family medicine? Want to start your medical studies at a community college? It may be a good idea. Data from a recent study suggests that medical students who start their degrees at a community college are more likely to go into family medicine -- and be successful. Let's take a closer...

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Why Med School May Not Be The Right Fit (And Why it's OK)
August 20, 2018
Many students aspire to become doctors. However, the reality is that it is not the right path for everyone. Because of this, it is especially important to consider sooner rather than later whether or not you should apply to medical school. Read on for five reasons medical school and the field of med...

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How to Earn a Medical Degree in Another Country
August 13, 2018
Want to work in the medical field and study abroad? You can do both. With some planning and forethought, you can make it work. Here's how.

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7 Nursing Specialties to Consider
July 30, 2018
Of the 100+ nursing specialties from which to choose, it can feel hard to decide where to focus. From patient-centric to managerial and research, take a closer look at these seven nursing specialties.

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October 10, 2018

The UK is not the only country facing a nursing crisis. The aging population in the US has amplified the need for more nurses. Where are they? Let's t...


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October 8, 2018

Dentists in the UK call for a ban on soft drinks and sweet desserts in schools. Let's take a closer look.


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October 3, 2018

According to new data, one in four nursing students in the UK does not graduate. Read on to find out why.