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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 why they should.

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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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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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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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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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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...