As I logged onto my RemComp score, I saw I had failed my Physiology 1 class. I felt this warm, tingling feeling spreading across my body from my cheeks to the toes. It is hard to explain how I felt … Continue reading Failing by 0.4 points
In August we celebrated National Breastfeeding Month as well as World Breastfeeding Week, after a very traumatic year for breastfeeding moms and caregivers. Each year, the message is to unite the medical and scientific community, as well as public health … Continue reading To Feed or Not to Feed? Challenges of COVID-19 and Human Milk guidelines.
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed to many systemic problems throughout the realm of healthcare. However, one issue that was well-known before the pandemic is access to abortions throughout the United States. As soon-to-be medical professionals, we have a responsibility to … Continue reading Advocating for Patients as a Medical Student
You wake up to get ready for work—you go to brush your teeth, look in the mirror and notice a brand new bright red rash under your right eye and think to yourself, “I can’t go into the office with what appears to be a pepperoni tattoo on my face!” So you call into work, let them know you will be an hour late, just enough time to visit the walk-in clinic. You arrive at the walk-in clinic expecting to see a fully licensed physician, but instead, you are greeted by an Assistant Physician who informs you they will perform … Continue reading The Rise of Telemedicine
To appreciate the concept, the existence, and the importance of immunization, it is vital to consider the history of immunization. When I think of its history, I instantly think of smallpox, Dr. Edward Jenner, cowpox, milkmaids. Unethical is another word … Continue reading Vax Yourself Before You Break Yourself
Welcome to this month’s 4 M’s! Like always, we will be exploring the elements of meal, movement, meditation, and message. Meal: Light Fettuccini Alfredo (adapted from Tasty) Serves: 6 Ingredients: 2 small heads broccoli, cut into florets ¼ cup olive oil ½ teaspoon cayenne … Continue reading 4 M’s: August