Broken Hearts are Real!

By Kris Gopaul, kgopaul

With Valentine’s Day approaching I thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone that broken hearts are very real. I will never forget a patient of mine that I encountered a few months ago that almost died from a broken heart…Broken Heart syndrome that is. The medical term for this condition is Takotsubo’s..

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11th February, 2016

The Waiting Game

By Meghan Yi, megyi

The waiting game after taking an exam is probably up there with going to the dentist and getting my oil changed on my list of my not-so-favorite things to do. There’s always anxiety surrounding the exam, but after I’ve closed my computer at the close of my exam, there’s nothing I can do but hope..

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10th February, 2016

Coffee

By Wasiq Sheikh, wsheikh

When I was in undergrad, I swore that I would never drink coffee–even when I got to medical school. Why? Well, for starters, I never really enjoyed how coffee tasted. It was just way too bitter, and the only coffee drinks I could tolerate were ones that were more sugar than coffee. And secondly, I..

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9th February, 2016