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UK Wants Medical Students to Volunteer
February 12, 2018
The UK's National Health Service is facing a critical shortage of workers--and a healthcare crisis. Medical students have stepped in to help fill some of the gaps. Let's take a closer look.

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20th Century Tech Tests Med-Students' Patience
February 12, 2018
Fax machines and pagers are gone from nearly every industry--with the exception of healthcare. Let's take a closer look at why--and some of the struggles that young doctors and medical students face when forced to use these outdated technologies.

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Which Professionals Give the Economy the Best Boost?
January 31, 2018
We often think about doctors in terms of the good work they do from a patient care perspective: After all, they save lives. However, the results of a just-released study from the American Medical Association (AMA) reveal that physicians also have a profound impact on the economy -- more so than prof...

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New US Study Indicates that Education Reduces the Risk of Dementia
March 23, 2016
Most of us were told that education would improve our chances in life, but now there's scientific data to suggest that education can do more than get you a good career. Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine last month points to links between education and long-term health. Let's ...

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Why Doctors Are Less Likely to Divorce
February 10, 2016
With Valentine’s Day approaching, thoughts of love and marriage are on many minds. If you’re thinking about going into medicine or another healthcare field but are worried about long hours, stress and eventual work-life balance, it may be time to update your perspective. Accord...

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Why a Degree in Pharmacy Is the Most Financially Rewarding
January 13, 2016
If you're studying to become a pharmacist, or are considering pharmacy as a career options, you've made an excellent decision. A new study shows that careers in pharmacy are some of the most financially rewarding for students of science and medicine. Read on to find out why a degree in pharmacy coul...

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Doctors Changing Roles Reflected in New MCAT
December 5, 2015
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made some big changes to the American medical system, and now it has been instrumental in changing the way that medical students are tested. Last April the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) introduced a newly structured Medical College Admission Test (...

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Continuing Education in Health Care
December 4, 2015
It takes a lot of education to become a health care professional, but the learning doesn't stop once you've finished your residency. Continuing Medical Education (CME) is not a new concept and is a necessity for most physicians and health care providers. But just because something works, doesn't mea...

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February 12, 2018

The UK's National Health Service is facing a critical shortage of workers--and a healthcare crisis. Medical students have stepped in to help fill some...


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February 12, 2018

Fax machines and pagers are gone from nearly every industry--with the exception of healthcare. Let's take a closer look at why--and some of the strug...