Trust me, I’m a doctor

February 21, 2016 0

What comes to mind when you think about pigeons? Flying rats? Waddling fowls? How about medical professionals? As outlandish as this notion appears, it isn’t nearly as far-fetched as one might think. A recent study […]

Meducast Episode Two

January 26, 2016 0

Please enjoy the second episode of the Meducast, in which we talk about political correctness, its uses, and its pitfalls. Enjoy! As always, leave a comment to voice your thoughts or send us an email […]

Meducast Episode One

January 11, 2016 0

The first Meducast episode on voluntourism was recently recorded. Enjoy!   Music: Happiness –

Game on.

November 30, 2015 0

Written by Maxwell Tran Rebecca glances at the game clock, wiping the sweat off her brow. There are 23 seconds left, and Rebecca’s Vipers are down 98-95 to the rival Cougars. Neither team has any […]

What’s in your meat?

November 24, 2015 1

Written by Fizza Manzoor On October 26, 2015 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization announced that it added ‘processed meat’ and ‘red meat’ to its list of Group […]

Open yourself up to music

November 10, 2015 0

Written by Ellen He What goes through your mind when you watch a professional pianist’s fingers dance across the keys? Is it a sense of wonder, perhaps with a hint of envy? At least, that’s […]

Remembering Sleep

November 1, 2015 0

Written by Joella Ho  For the average university student, pulling the first all-nighter is like a rite of passage. When you spend all night studying for tomorrow’s exam or stay up Sunday night frantically typing […]

A Gene for Feeling Good?

April 2, 2015 0

Written by Arlinda Deng Hello, fellow blog readers, HOW DO YOU FEEL? If you replied with something along the lines of “I FEEL SO GOOD, OH I FEEL SO GOOD!”, we get a clue that […]

Are Doctors Overpaid?

March 3, 2015 8

Written by Arlinda Deng When the word “doctor” comes to mind, what do you think of? Do the words “rich”, “Mercedes” and “mansion” come to mind? Or do the words “medical school”, “stress” and “24-hour […]

The Golden Age of Nostalgia Research

January 19, 2015 0

Written by Kacper Niburski My name is fitting because I used to grace this blog frequently. Scrawl back to time immemorial – or maybe just last year – and you’ll find my spectral fingerprints on the […]

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