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Doctors of the Night: Will Med Students With Debts Consider Prostitution?

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

Desperate times often call for desperate measures, and for students with mounting education debts, that apparently means selling themselves. In the journal Student BMJ, Jodi Dixon, a medical student in her final year at the University of Birmingham in England, reports on the increasing number of undergraduate students who are turning to prostitution to make [...]
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Medical students don't always report needle injuries

Health : Healthland (5 years ago)

In the course of their training, many medical students accidentally stick themselves with needles, yet too often fail to report the incidents, according to new research published in the December issue of the journal Academic Medicin... Read Post

American Medical Association Adopts Strategies To Help Address Medical Student Debt - New Policies Aim To Help Relieve Physician Shortage

Health : Medical News Today (7 years ago)

The American Medical Association (AMA) today adopted new policy to help address the increasing medical student debt burden at its Annual Meeting. Over the last 15 years, the cost of a public school medical education has doubled and ... Read Post

BMJ article explores the cosy relationship that drug companies often have with doctors considered ‘key opinion leaders’

Health : Dr John Briffa's Blog (7 years ago)

Go to any medical educational meeting, and you’ll usually find individuals giving Powerpoint presentations that, when you boil down to it, sell the merits of a drug or device. Such presentations are usually delivered by doctors who ... Read Post

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