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Top Four Reasons to Study Pharmacy
September 25, 2017

It may seem like any other Monday to you, but today is cause for celebration at the intersection of health, science and medicine. Why? Because today is World Pharmacists Day! Wondering whether a career in pharmacy is right for you? We can think of no better time to count down these four amazing reasons to study pharmacy than on the day designed to honor the work and contributions of this trusted profession.


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The Online Learning Model that is Revolutionizing Medical Education
September 20, 2017
Higher education is in a state of constant evolution due to technological advancements. And while we often think of technology within the context of how it’s being put to use in primary, secondary and tertiary classrooms, it also has tremendous value in another setting: medical education. Here...

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What Healthcare Students Should Know About Student Food Insecurity
September 18, 2017
Food insecurity—having limited or uncertain access to food—afflicts millions of families worldwide.  In 2015 the estimated percentage of US households experiencing food insecurity was 12.7 percent—or one in eight.  That number increases depending on a region’s socio...

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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About the White Coat Ceremony
September 11, 2017
The first day of medical school represents the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and determination for first-year medical students. It also represents the official first step on their journeys to becoming doctors. In honor of this momentous occasion, many medical schools hold formal cer...

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Why You Should Study Physical Therapy
September 8, 2017
Happy World Physical Therapy Day!  Today, we look at the field that brings practitioners and patients closer together, offers flexibility, and most importantly—improves quality of life.  Why should you study physical therapy?  Let’s take a closer look.

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What College Students Need to Know About Meningitis B
August 21, 2017
You’ve heard about it and read about and the threat is real: Meningitis B is serious.  It’s also preventable.  Here’s what you need to know and how you can protect yourself.  Let’s take a closer look.

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What Healthcare Students Should Know About the Nursing Shortage
August 14, 2017
Anyone who’s ever endured -- or watched a loved one endure -- a hospital stay, knows that while doctors may command higher salaries and hierarchical respect, the vital work done by nurses is overlooked and yet priceless. Which is one of the reasons the growing shortage of nurses is troubling. ...

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The Benefits of Having a Mentor in Med School
August 7, 2017
Want hands-on one-on-one training by someone who cares about you and your success in medical school?  Find a mentor.  Not only is it a good idea for medical students to have a mentor, it’s a necessity.  Why?  Medical school is hard.  Let’s take a closer look at t...

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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 hel...

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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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September 20, 2017

South African students completing their studies in Cuba are encouraged to specialize when they return to South Africa, according to latest reports.&nb...


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September 14, 2017

A rapidly aging population combined with fewer children has led Japan to expand the role of international students in the certified care field.  ...


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September 6, 2017

In an effort to boost numbers of UK-trained doctors, the Department of Health announced that it will add more than 1,500 student doctor places annuall...