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Huge Boost in Funding for Healthcare Studies
September 12, 2018
A Congress-authorized nonprofit will inject $85 million in research funds to healthcare issues. Let's take a closer look.

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Air Pollution May Harm Cognitive Intelligence
September 7, 2018
According to the World Health Organization, air pollution kills about seven million people per year. It may also affect cognitive intelligence. Let's take a closer look at a new US-China study that suggests air pollution may have negative effects on cognitive intelligence.

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Medical Students Ditch Class More And More Often
August 29, 2018
Your medical school lecture hall may feel increasingly empty, and your inkling is right. More medical students than ever before are skipping lectures. Find out why.

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Does the Future of Medical Advancement Rest with These Healthcare Workers?
August 22, 2018
Recent research calls for adopting new approaches to and standards for training physician-scientists. Here’s a closer look at why these vital members of the healthcare workforce matter so much, along with how experts say improving training programs will help revitalize the profession.

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UK Physicians Urge Equal Funding for GP Training
August 7, 2018
With warnings that nearly every General Practice (GP) surgery is missing at least one doctor, the UK's Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) urges for better recruitment--and better pay for GP training. Let's take a closer look.

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A Call for More Med Schools Spaces in the UK
July 18, 2018
The UK’s medical schools must double the number of spaces available in order to stay ahead of a rising physician shortage and healthcare crisis, says the Royal College of Physicians. Here’s a closer look at the problem, along with why experts say training more doctors is the only solution.

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Med Students Develop An App To Communicate With Deaf People
July 11, 2018
Two University of Cape Town medical students developed an app to improve communication with the deaf community. Learn more about their exciting work.

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Which UK Degrees Lead to the Highest Earnings?
July 5, 2018
A recent report from the UK’s Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) reveals new insights into which degrees offer the most significant financial returns. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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Drug Use Among UK Students Less Prevalent Than Previously Thought
June 27, 2018
A new study sheds some light on previously thought ideas about drug use in the UK. Let's take a closer look.

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Med Schools Amp Up Addiction Training for Doctors
June 25, 2018
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage in the US, medical schools are increasingly acknowledging how they can help train doctors to address the problem. Here’s a closer look at ongoing efforts to increase addiction training for med students.

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September 17, 2018

With a serious physician shortage looming in the near future, at least one medical school is offering free tuition to attract new students. And while ...


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September 10, 2018

A major New York medical school recently announced its plans to raise $600 million from private donors to wipe out tuition for all of its students, in...


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September 3, 2018

While chemistry, biology, anatomy and other medical school subjects are pretty straightforward, the fact is that there is a lot of ambiguity in clinic...