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International Women’s Day 2020: Great Women in Medical History

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Happy International Women’s Day (IWD)! 🙂

The theme for this year is #EachForEqual

IWD (March 8th) is a time set out not only to celebrate the achievements of women across the globe but also to put the spotlight on gender inequality and how it affects not just women but the economy at large. (more…)

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Our best of 2019: Top 10 most-read blog posts

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Happy new year! and welcome to 2020 😀

Looking back, we can say 2019 was a good year for the blog. We published a good number of insightful, high-quality articles for you, all curated by delectable authors in the medical field and beyond.

Keep on reading to find out what articles were read the most last year and why. Don’t miss out! (more…)

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5 Really Easy Boss Moves for 2020

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As the year comes to an end, many of us will be looking forward to stuffing our faces with turkey, spending time with family and loved ones, or simply taking some time off work and college. What many people will be talking about soon enough are New Year Resolutions. (more…)

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Thanksgiving 2019: Medical practice then vs now

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Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? 

This year we’re thankful for all the remarkable age-long medical innovations that have made the understanding of diseases and the practice of medicine easier, more efficient, and of course more rewarding.  (more…)

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Fitness

“Sitting is the new smoking”

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“Sitting is the new smoking.” Around 2 years ago while prepping in the gym with my teammates, our new strength and conditioning coach introduced himself with this bold statement. On initially hearing this quip, I thought our coach had lost the plot. Could you really compare the damaging effects of smoking with the potential outcomes of a sedentary lifestyle? (more…)

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Negative African Stereotypes: Do Africans Live On Trees?

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A Stereotype according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment” (more…)

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3 Practical Ways to Up Your Health Game, Like a Pro

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Raise your hands if you can relate to statements like “I’m off soda this month. It’s water or nothing”, “I’m having green smoothies every day for breakfast this week”, “I’m going for a run/ walk three times a week for the entire month of June” etc. The list is endless. (more…)

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What’s the need for fat-soluble vitamins?

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Fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, and K) are a group of vitamins that have the ability to dissolve in the fats and oils in the body. They are mostly gotten from animal products, plants, as well as (more…)

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