The Butterfly Rash, many have heard of it as a presentation of a chronic autoimmune disease. Yes, I am talking about Lupus. May marks the beginning of Lupus Awareness Month. This month is meant to raise awareness, educate others, and … Continue reading Let’s Talk Lupus
Every time I introduce myself to someone and they ask me what I do for a living, my answer is: “I am a medical student and a licensed Cytotechnologist”. The next thing they say is: “A cyto…what? I am sorry. … Continue reading How My Post-Baccalaureate Degree Helped Me Identify With a Specialty During Medical School.
Caffeine is consumed by 90% of all adults in the world, yet is riddled with chemicals and pharmacological effects. Caffeine has been shown to relate to diseases ranging from cancer to psychiatric disorders. Medical students are among specific groups that … Continue reading Caffeine and Sleep: Our friends or foes as medical students?
The advent of home delivery meal prep kits and food delivery apps are redefining how humans consume food especially with the COVID-19 pandemic. Grubhub alone had an approximate 15% gross year-over-year rate increase as of October 2019. Another popular company, … Continue reading How is technology changing our eating behaviors?