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6 Medical Specialties That Need Diversity
May 31, 2018
Why does medicine need a diverse range of doctors with a variety of backgrounds? So medical professionals can understand every patient who walks in the door. So they know who they can ask when they're not sure about a situation. Medicine is more than pathology. It's people. It's culture. It's social. Let's take a closer look at six medical specialties that need a more diverse population to address the needs of their patients.

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What Are The Different Paths To Med School?
May 14, 2018
Think you have to be “pre-med” during your undergraduate years to get into medical school? Think again. The reality is that most colleges and universities don’t even offer majors in “pre-med.” Which begs the question: What’s the best way to set yourself up for success when it comes to re...

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Why Socially-Minded Health Professionals Choose the Netherlands for Public and International Health Degrees
April 26, 2018
Deeply engaged health professionals are looking to Amsterdam to take their studies further. Learn why some of the world's most ambitious public health professionals choose to complete their studies in the Netherlands, and find out more about one dynamic program.

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The Dos and Don’ts of MCAT Preparation
April 26, 2018
Have you taken the MCAT yet? Read this. Get some insider tips on the exam and how to maximize your score.

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7 Movies for Medical Students
April 23, 2018
Feeling weighed down in medical school? Take a break with one of these seven medically-inspired movies.

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5 Things to Consider When Reapplying to Medical School
April 17, 2018
Don't give up. If you didn't get into medical school on your first attempt--or even second or third--don't let it get you down. If at first you don't succeed, try again. And keep trying. Let's take a closer look at five strategies to consider when reapplying to medical school.

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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 f...

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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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What Med Students Need To Know About Religion
March 26, 2018
Religious issues in our society regularly appear in the news. As med students, you need to be aware that religion may play a big role—or a small role—in your patients’ lives. You also need to acknowledge the role it plays or doesn’t play in your own life. Let’s take a closer look at some w...

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Five Things Medical Students Need to Know About Happiness
March 19, 2018
When we think of medical students, many adjectives come to mind. Stressed. Dedicated. Busy. Smart. Driven. Overwhelmed. One that may not make the initial list? Happy. And yet acknowledging the importance of happiness just may be a critical part of being a good doctor -- both regarding doctors’ own...

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October 10, 2018

The UK is not the only country facing a nursing crisis. The aging population in the US has amplified the need for more nurses. Where are they? Let's t...


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October 8, 2018

Dentists in the UK call for a ban on soft drinks and sweet desserts in schools. Let's take a closer look.


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October 3, 2018

According to new data, one in four nursing students in the UK does not graduate. Read on to find out why.