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The Reality of Physician Misconduct

We have all seen the stories. X physician dragged out of the clinic after coming into work intoxicated (and about to do surgery) or Y physician accused of sexually assaulting dozens of female athletes training […]

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An Emerging Debate: Opioids as Antidepressants?

It might seem like a wild assertion, to use opioids as medication for anti-depressants, but it is a reality that we might collectively see sooner than later when it comes to combating a wide range […]

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Addiction in America: Maryland Declares an Opioid State of Emergency

Whether you were aware of it or not, the state of Maryland recently declared a state of emergency over an opioid crisis. Maryland’s growing problems include overdose linked to the use of heroin and fentanyl, […]

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Why You Should Care About the Zika Virus

Reading the news has both pros and cons. The pros are that you stay well-informed about the many occurrences in the world and you gain knowledge that would otherwise be lacking. The cons include becoming […]

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Why I Chose to Be Pescatarian

“Is that a religion?” “No,” I explain for the millionth time. You’d think after seven years I’d stop hearing the question, but its frequency only increases as I explain my “weird” dietary habits to people. […]

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A Day in the Life of an EMT: Fogged Mirror

4:45am. I hit the snooze button, closing my eyes but remaining awake. 4:47am. I drag myself out of bed and walk into the bathroom. I hesitate, passing a mirror, and stare deeply into myself. The mirror fogs […]