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What Med Students Need to Know about #MeToo
April 9, 2018
While the entertainment industry may claim the spotlight when it comes to sexual harassment and assault in the workplace and the #MeToo movement, other industries are far from immune. One sector which may not elicit as much media attention? Healthcare. And yet, according to research by the Center for American Progress, the health care and social assistance sector accounts for a staggering 11.48 percent of all sexual harassment claims across all industries. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with what all doctors need to know.

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A Brief History of WHO for Medical Students
April 7, 2018
It's a big day for the World Health Organization (WHO). Not only is the organization celebrating its 70th anniversary, but April 7 is also the annual observation of World Health Day, which promotes global health awareness. We can think of no better time to highlight the vital work of WHO than now....

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Why Medical Students Should Learn Languages
February 21, 2018
Happy International Mother Language Day! This annual observation is dedicated to promoting linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism -- which also makes it a great time to highlight how learning a second (or third) language can be advantageous to medical students. From classical language...

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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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May 25, 2018

Earlier this spring we covered the special significance of China’s Qingming Festival to medical students, during which they pay homage to the people...


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May 16, 2018

According to White Coats for Black Lives, a medical student-run organization that works "to dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-...


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May 2, 2018

A team of researchers from Queen’s University has determined that there exists an “urgent need” for increased investment in specialist maternal ...