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2012-07-13 10:50:16

Women who go to medical school just for the financial rewards of being a doctor could be making a mistake, according to a study published in the Journal of Human Capital. The research found that after factoring in the high upfront costs of becoming a doctor, most women primary-care doctors would have made more money over their careers becoming physician assistants instead. For the median man on the other hand, becoming a doctor pays a substantial premium over becoming a PA. Two factors...

2012-06-26 23:02:26

Her Universe founder, Ashley Eckstein, recognized the burgeoning force of female Doctor Who fans and the need to create unique apparel and merchandise just for them. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Her Universe, a leader in female genre merchandise, announced today a license with BBC Worldwide, to create a collection of Doctor Who apparel for the ever-growing female fan base for the television show. Her Universe recognized the burgeoning force of female Doctor Who fans and the need to...

2012-06-08 23:03:03

MD247 Founder Thomas Meehan challenged the media to bring telemedicine to the attention of both medical professionals and the public. Tampa Florida (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 MD247 Founder Thomas Meehan opened a question and answer period on Thursday for local media regarding the phenomena of doctors failing to listen to patients. Thomas Meehan explained on Thursday that it´s a nearly universal experience, a patient talks to a doctor but is unsure if the doctor chose not to hear what the...

2012-05-22 00:00:37

In this "themed" issue, Deutsches Ärzteblatt International is focusing on medical students. Bernd Gibis, of the German National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, and his coauthors investigate the question how medical students envisage their future professional lives as doctors (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109(18): 327). Another perspective is provided by Esther Ziemann and Jörg-Wilhelm Oestmann, who studied doctors' role as academics and analyzed the...

2012-05-17 23:12:36

Author David Brown helps women understand and prevent common medical issues SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 David Brown is an experienced medical doctor, and has been offering his advice to patients for years. Now he brings his wisdom to even more people in his new book For the Health of a Woman & the Story of One Tree Hill (published by Trafford Publishing), a collection of advice offering an education on preventing illness and injury. In For the Health of a Woman & the...

2012-05-16 22:25:41

In this "themed" issue, Deutsches Ärzteblatt International is focusing on medical students. Bernd Gibis, of the German National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, and his coauthors investigate the question how medical students envisage their future professional lives as doctors (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109(18): 327-332). Another perspective is provided by Esther Ziemann and Jörg-Wilhelm Oestmann, who studied doctors' role as academics and analyzed...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.