How Medical Students Can Avoid Sleep Deprivation

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Getting through medical school without being sleep deprived is possible! – SveinHal / Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND

Is getting enough sleep during medical school mission impossible? For the vast majority of medical students it seems so. And at first glance, juggling lectures, studying for exams, and medical practice, it is indeed something that’s not humanly possible.

Actually, this is a nationwide problem so pressing that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted an extensive article showing worrying trends. Americans are so badly affected by sleep deprivation, more than a third aged 25 and above fall asleep unintentionally at least once  a month. Continue reading How Medical Students Can Avoid Sleep Deprivation

The Zen of Managing and Taking Care of Scrubs

Looking sharp is not reserved for the doctors. Step it up and take a better care of your scrubs

Looking sharp is not reserved for the doctors. Step it up and take a better care of your scrubs

 

If there’s one thing we can all agree on about clothes, is that we all hate wrinkles. And stains. And discolorations. These often come as a surprise in the worst of times. Losing time trying to sort out your uniform in the last minute only brings unnecessary stress to your already tense lifestyle. So take care of scrubs, it can save you valuable time and a ton of headaches.

It might seem like a simple thing to do, but students and even doctors might be not taking the best care of their faithful scrubs. Here are some best practices on how to keep scrubs in a good condition and a bonus cheeky tip to always look sharp. Continue reading The Zen of Managing and Taking Care of Scrubs