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Five Things Healthcare Students Should Know About Emotional Support Animals
March 6, 2018
From child-biting dogs to peacocks named Dexter to a wrongly flushed hamster, emotional support animals (ESA) have been in the news a lot lately. With so much (and sometimes negative) buzz, future healthcare professionals may be trying to sort fact from fiction when it comes to ESAs and what they offer. Read on for a roundup of five helpful things to know about emotional support animals.

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4 Ways To Make Medical School Less Expensive
February 24, 2018
Yes, medical school is an investment in your future, but it's also expensive. Not interested in paying off insane amount of debt for the next couple of decades? Let's take a closer look at four ways to make medical school less expensive.

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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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Five Things You Should Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine
February 16, 2018
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is having a major moment. Once relegated to the fringes of contemporary medicine and largely disregarded by proponents of the Western way, this approach -- which comprises acupuncture, herbal medicine, and other mind and body practices -- has been growing in global...

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Seven Must-Read Books for Prospective Medical Students
February 5, 2018
Sure, you’ll be reading plenty of books on anatomy, physiology, and organic chemistry during yoru time in medical school. But these are far from the only things you need to know to succeed as a medical student. Whether you’re looking to improve your application or to enrich your perspective of l...

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Behavioral Health is a Key Element of Good Health Care Policy
January 20, 2018
There’s an inextricable link between behavioral health and public health. Behavioral health experts can help individuals see how the choices they make can affect their wellbeing—for the good. Read on to find out more about this interdisciplinary field of study and learn more about one program th...

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Five Medical School Trends for 2018
January 15, 2018
If you’re a current medical student or thinking about applying in the year ahead you may be wondering the same thing: What does the future hold for medical students? Here’s a closer look at five trends to expect moving forward.

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How to Get a Healthy Start in 2018
January 1, 2018
Happy New Year! Time to make your 2018 the best yet. How? Live healthier. Live happier. Make some different choices and send yourself down a healthy path for 2018.

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Five Reasons Why Working as a Doctor on Christmas Isn’t All Bad
December 25, 2017
While Christmas means an automatic day off for most professionals, the same can’t be said for many doctors. After all, injuries and illnesses don’t abide by a calendar and hospitals are open 365 days a year. But just because you’d rather be at home with your family and friends doesn’t mean C...

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Best Gift Ideas for Medical Students
December 11, 2017
If you’re not sure what the medical student in your life needs or wants for the holidays, take a peek at this inspired-list from Santa’s elves. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

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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 ...