7 Acne Myths You Need to Stop Believing
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7 Acne Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Acne spoils not just the appearance but the mood as well. Acne treatment is tightly connected with lots of myths that will not help to defeat this problem…and they might even make things worse. Bright Side presents the most widespread myths and shares how to protect your skin from harm and get rid of acne as quickly as possible. …

Choosing a Medical Speciality Based on Your Personality
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Choosing a Medical Speciality Based on Your Personality

When people ask me what I want to be when I grow up, I tell them I’m going to be a doctor. Then, I have a mini-existential crisis when I realize I’m 22 years old and almost a full-blown “grown-up.” Usually, after that, they ask me what kind of doctor I …

Being a good medical student doesn’t mean you’ll be a good doctor
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Being a good medical student doesn’t mean you’ll be a good doctor

There is a saying that you enter medical school wanting to help people but exit it wanting to help yourself. It may be a cynical view, but a realistic one. The criteria for being a good medical student are far different from being a good doctor. Medical education may be …

In what Country is It Easiest to Become a Doctor?
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In what Country is It Easiest to Become a Doctor?

Although all countries require the completion of medical school in order to become a doctor, the duration and intensity of these programs vary somewhat between different countries. For instance, some countries, such as the United States and Canada, require medical students to complete their undergraduate before entering medical school, necessitating eight or …

5 Different Types of Pre-Med Students You’ll Meet in College
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5 Different Types of Pre-Med Students You’ll Meet in College

Pre-Med is a jungle of a scholastic program, and you will meet tons of characters along the way — here are 5 of the Pre-Med students you’ll meet in college. The Daddy’s Money You’ve met this kid, whether it be because you see him pulling up to class in his …

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest
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The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you’re probably familiar with all three and know that they’re serious conditions requiring medical attention. But you might not know what’s actually going on in the body during these three events. With that in mind, we talked to experts to flesh out the differences between these conditions, …

3 things women doctors need to succeed
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3 things women doctors need to succeed

“There was porn in the call room the first night I slept there.” The call room is the room where doctors sleep — if they have minutes to catch some sleep — when they are on call. When you’re the first female doctor to ever be on the service, apparently …