A paper was recently published that seemed to solidify the link between birth control and fewer ACL tears in women. Apparently, female athletes are twice as likely to tear their ACL compared to their male counterparts. However, when examining female athletes who took birth control versus those that did not take birth control–the birth control group were less likely […]
Sleep is Important!
The CDC just released a report that illustrated an association between getting less than 7 hours of sleep with an increased risk for diabetes, hypertension, mental distress and a host of other things. This is disappointing news for many of us working in the healthcare industry! I’ve talked to many of my fellow classmates who […]
‘Old School’ vs ‘New School’ Docs – which kind will you be?
Since starting my clinical rotations, I have heard many people categorize doctors as either “old school” or “new school.” Neither category has intrinsically negative connotations – I have seen amazing doctors in both groups. Plus, I have gotten to learn so many invaluable things from seeing both approaches to medicine. However, the term “old school” […]