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The Dangers of Self Medicating in America

You may not remember much about the arrival of the year 2000 but along with welcoming in the new millennium there were numerous Y2K prophecies regarding the exponential rate at…

Why Doctors Should Love the Web

Before the Internet, a doctor’s marketing efforts were usually limited to a Yellow Page phonebook ad that contained a contact number and an address, but that was then. Today it…

Nutrition Education for Medical Students

Earlier this year, as an initiative to improve patient health and wellness, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a critical bipartisan resolution on nutrition education for medical students. H.Res.1118 –…

Master USMLE Step 1 Test Taking Skills

More than two years ago, the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners announced policy updates that would change the USMLE Step 1 exam to…

COMLEX-USA Level 3 Site Changes for January

The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) is a non-profit organization that assesses the competencies of osteopathic and related medical professionals. The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the…

How Medical Confidence Might Rebound

It would seem intuitive that a global pandemic would increase reliance on medical care as well as the trust people hold in public health agencies, but you would be mistaken….

COMLEX Level 1 Adopts Pass Fail Scoring

NBOME announces COMLEX Level 1 adopts pass fail scoring starting May 10th. “There is something sacred about the relationship between physician and patient. The basis of the relationship lies in…

How the Pandemic Affected Medical Students

Although the pandemic has not officially ended, coronavirus has dropped below 45,000 new cases per day. This means Americans have a chance to move COVID-19 from pandemic to endemic status….

Preparing for the USMLE Step 1 Exam

After years of dedication and hard work, those hours spent studying have finally paid off. Now you’re in medical school and you are likely experiencing a whirlwind of emotions. That…

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