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How to help your child succeed at applying to medical school

An excerpt from Raising Doctors: The Med School Admissions Success Guide for Parents of Future Physicians. Let’s look at how you as a parent can help your child succeed at applying to medical school. Legitimacy and verifiability matter Applying to medical school, I learned what types of activities, accomplishments, and qualifications were valued and what… Read More »

Breastfeeding Difficulties May Affect Bonding: How Can We Help New Moms?

Although new mothers describe breastfeeding as a meaningful and fulfilling aspect of caring for their infants, breastfeeding is also a common source of stress and anxiety. A recent study suggests that difficulties with breastfeeding may also impact mothers’ bonding with their infants.   In this study, researchers followed 121 mothers with newborn infants (age = 23-45… Read More »

Doing These Breathing Techniques Will Help You Get Killer Abs

Erika​ ​Bloom​,​ pioneer Pilates instructor and a former professional dancer has a trick for strengthening your abdominal muscles, and it doesn’t involve working out. The luxury wellness expert has provided holistic, supportive, body-changing Pilates in many places, and she has a few tricks up her sleeve for getting killer abs. Breathing, and that’s it! We’ve… Read More »

Doodling Can Help Boost Your Happiness [STUDY]

According to a study, the reward pathways of your brain activate when performing art creation activities such as doodling.[1] Researchers made use of fNIRS (functional near-infrared spectroscopy) technology for measuring blood flow in the regions of the brain associated with rewards while individuals who participated in the study completed various art creation projects. This demonstrates… Read More »