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Alex Trebek’s ‘near remission’ story serves as a reminder: Beware celebrity health news

In People magazine’s latest cover story, Alex Trebek said his advanced pancreatic cancer is in “near remission.” People portrayed this as a dramatic turnaround: When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the beloved Trebek has good news to share: He’s in “near… Read More »

The Story Of Nitric Oxide

  Many of you possibly have  no idea of what nitric oxide is or what it does in the body. First of all do not confuse it with nitrous oxide a gas frequently used by dentists for anesthesia.    Nitric oxide is of great importance to your health. In fact in 1998 a Nobel Prize… Read More »

How to match into dermatology: A medical student shares her success story

I didn’t match dermatology the first time. It was a harrowing experience, and I had a chip on my shoulder until the day I opened my match envelope. The reality is that in the last ten years, dermatology has become the most competitive specialty in medicine. Hundreds of extremely qualified applicants are disappointed each year. Therefore,… Read More »