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Tufts University, Boston College and Harvard Medical Schools

One of the Other Two Medical Schools

 In the fall of 1969 I entered Medical School at Tufts University in Boston. Located on Harrison Avenue in the southeast corner of the city it is adjacent to both Chinatown, the “Combat Zone,” and is only a few blocks north of Boston City Hospital. 1,259 more words


7 Tips for successful weight training - Harvard

Although I don’t consider it fun, I realize that weight training is a necessity for living a healthy life and keeping my body working.

Here are seven tips from Harvard Medical School that my brother passed along to me. 547 more words


From Harvard Medical: "Diabetes Drug vs. Cancer"

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December 20, 2016

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Considerable evidence has indicated that a drug used for more than 50 years to treat Type 2 diabetes can also prevent or slow the growth of certain cancers. 876 more words


Docs vastly outperform computer algorithms in diagnostic accuracy

Nice study design from what I can tell from the synopsis on HDM. It was good that the authors used common symptom checker already available. I think this study tells us what lay persons and physicians already know… the grid through which fact are filtered is an important determinant in prioritizing meaningful information.

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Female doctors may be better - Harvard

About five years ago, I switched to a female doctor and I think she is great. I dropped the male doctor who had been treating me because I got the feeling he didn’t really care about me. 593 more words

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Save the date: Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine to be awarded at Harvard on 6th May 2017

In a joint launch in the UK and in the USA, the judges for the 2017 International Open and Health Professional Awards have been announced as Neal Baer, Harvard-trained American paediatrician and… 491 more words

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Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this

According to a study by the University of Illinois, eating foods rich in lutein – like many leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables for example – will help promote a healthy aging brain. 930 more words