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Why I Turned Down My Spot at Harvard Medical School

On June 28th, 2014, I published this status on Facebook to explain my philosophy around making hard life choices and how I personally made the decision not to go to medical school. 909 more words

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Green tea found to reduce rate of some GI cancers

02 NOV 2012
Women who drink green tea may lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers, especially cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum, according to a study led by researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. 414 more words

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Caffeine may block inflammation linked to mild cognitive impairment

19 OCT 2012

URBANA – Recent studies have linked caffeine consumption to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and a new University of Illinois study may be able to explain how this happens. 400 more words

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The Future of Eating Disorders

In an interview, Dr. David Herzog discusses what he would like to see in future research for eating disorders. What matters, and what we should look at as our knowledge develops about diseases like anorexia, bulimia, and negative self image.

Dr David Herzog

Being Mortal

Dr. Atul Gawande has written several books and articles about modern medicine. His new book Being Mortal encourages the medical community—and the rest of us—to examine the way we face the end of our lives. 544 more words

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Map of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon Explores the Mysteries of the Afterlife By Dr Eben Alexander

By Dr Eben Alexander

When I was a small boy, I was adopted. I grew up remembering nothing of my birth family and unaware that I had a biological sister, named Betsy. 2,510 more words