At the start of winter each year, I get a sore throat and a stuffy nose. And these usually drag a headache along with them. I am not a supporter of popping pills for every little ache and pain though, so I usually weather through it and let my body ... keep reading.
My medical school classes are arranged in blocks, rather than traditional semesters. Our first block was heavily focused on cell and molecular biology, prepping us with chemistry, structure, and biology to understand life and cellular processes at ... keep reading.
It’s often said that learning in med school is “like drinking from a fire hydrant.” Who coined this phrase? Because they were spot on. It’s the start of my second week of medical school (only my second week and I’m already agreeing with this ... keep reading.
The White Coat Ceremony is a ritual that marks a student’s transition from pre-clinical studies into the study of medicine. Medical students experience their initial contacts with patients and establish their professional identity during medical ... keep reading.
I believe that nutrition should be a very large focus in medicine. Doctors’ first response to illness should be to use nutrition and lifestyle changes to heal, supporting the natural healing ability of our bodies. Only when truly necessary should ... keep reading.
I’ve struggled with this question a bit. We live in a world where we can share our words in a matter of seconds, and that can be scary. When we publish or speak our thoughts, it can feel like we are either preaching to the choir or speaking to deaf ... keep reading.