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  • Addiction is a Brain Disease — So Let’s Treat It Like One

  • Created February 22, 2017 by Jawad Husain, Contributing Writer at in-Training.org
  • Reposted from here with permission. As a medical student, I always carry naloxone in my backpack. Naloxone is the antidote for opioid overdoses, and is readily available at most pharmacies in Boston. My medical school, Boston University School of Medicine, is located near the epicenter of the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts. Walking around campus visibly...VIEW >
  • 8 Ways Health Professional Students Can Help The Nation’s Uninsured

  • Created February 21, 2017 by Sumanth Kaja
  • I am getting restless hearing about what may or may not happen to the Affordable Care Act. And I am worried about the 18 to 22 million Americans who currently receive coverage through it. As health professionals in training, we are often tasked with keeping the system running and making sure nothing slips through the...VIEW >
Chronicles of a Med Student
  • So Little Time: Prioritizing For Healthy Time Management

  • Created February 20, 2017 by Adelle
  • As I enter the thick of studying for board exams, I’m reminded even more every day to stay calm, grounded, and keep my head clear. This is the last semester of my pre-clinical education (I can’t believe how time has flown!), and I’m caught in a balance of staying positive about that as well as...VIEW >
  • Quiz of the Week: Why Are These Gallstones Black?

  • Created February 17, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 45-year-old female presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and vomiting. She mentions the pain radiates to her right shoulder and has been constant for about six hours. She is febrile and the right upper quadrant of her abdomen is tender. Laboratory tests reveal leukocytosis and an abdominal ultrasound demonstrates a thickening of...VIEW >
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  • What is Lupus?

  • Created February 15, 2017 by Open Osmosis
  • Although Dr. House may claim “it’s never lupus”… sometimes it is! What is systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)? SLE is an autoimmune disease that can affect any tissue or organ in the body, but most often affects the skin, kidneys, and joints. This video discusses the known pathophysiology behind SLE, as well as the diagnostic criteria,...VIEW >
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