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Ironically, our first assigned patient encounter as medical students would be a corpse

“Death comes for all of us. It is our fate as living, breathing, metabolizing organisms. Dealing with the fact of death is unsettling. Yet there is no other way to live.”– Paul Kalanithi, MD Recently, first-year students of the medical and physician’s assistant classes completed their seventh and final practical exam in clinical anatomy. Through… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: If obesity was a ‘disease’ would it help weight loss?

Should we think of obesity as a disease? Even though many people say it’s self-inflicted, the World Health Organisation has considered it a disease since 1936. And the outcomes of obesity, such as type 2 diabetes, liver disease, cancer, ­arthritis, joint pain, obstetric risk and sleep apnoea definitely are diseases. The thing is, studies in… Read More »

Democrat Warren: Medicare for All would not raise U.S. middle-class taxes ‘one penny’

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $ 20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes “one penny,” answering critics who had attacked her for failing to explain how she would pay for the sweeping healthcare system overhaul. Warren said her… Read More »

Woman who would eat cakes everyday loses 182lbs in 18 months thanks to self discipline and exercise 

Obese nurse who weighed 390lbs sheds HALF her body weight by overcoming her cake ‘addiction’ and hitting the gym – and now works out six times a week Vanessa Brennan, 36, from Las Vegas, went from 389lbs to 195lbs in 18 months Lost 194lbs in total, thanks going to the gym six times a week and a… Read More »