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Compassion (and the lack of it) in the medical field

When I was a child, and I was asked the typical question of “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I would so confidently reply saying that I would be a doctor. 1,643 more words

Chronic Illness

Autism Spectrum Disorder (I)

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I recently realized that I had actually never read a textbook like this on this topic. I did get some reading materials back when I got diagnosed so it’s not like I’ve never read anything about the stuff (and there was a lot of verbal information back then as well), but as mentioned I haven’t read a text on the topic. 3,971 more words

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Med School: What is it like?

As what I have learned from TV shows, blogs, my cousins and my mother, med school is not easy. Even before I entered this expedition, I have already foreseen my fate and I have already imagined the worst; but then again, knowing is different from experiencing. 541 more words

Self-Destructing Needles Save Millions

Since the beginning of the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the UK, 5,704 HIV diagnoses have occurred as a result of injecting drug use [1]

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Attitude Is Everything to This Three-Time Kidney Cancer Survivor

We came accross this article online. Do read and be inspired.

“When you get cancer, you’ve got no choice. You have to face it. But you do get to control your boundaries and control your attitude.

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Can mice be trusted?

I started this blog with an post on a PNAS paper which at that time hat received a lot of attention in the scientific community and lay press. 229 more words

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