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Can’t We Do Better to Support Minorities in Medicine? – MedPage Today

“You’ve heard how successfully each panelist matched for residency and you’ve probably assumed that you can’t relate to us. We’ve all experienced struggle and triumph. I hope by sharing our stories you see yourself in them.” I shared these words with prospective pediatric applicants in a recent virtual webinar. Every year, I seek out a… Read More »

What allergies are high today in ny

How to Use This Tool If the ALLERGY IMPACT number is higher than the pollen count number, you might feel more prone to sneezing than you’d expect. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: “Running from Ragweed: How to Cope with Fall Allergies,” “Ragweed Allergy. For areas that rarely if ever see a frost, including Florida… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain’s reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn… Read More »

Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and a new study focuses on… Read More »