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Meher Kalkat is a full-time reality TV consumer, karaoke master and unabashed fiend for cookies and cream ice cream. In her free time, she is also a first-year medical student and connoisseur of all things fuzzy and warm (especially as she faces new Baltimore winters).
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Read about how the changing seasons can contribute to seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This article contains information about what SAD is and potential treatments for SAD after diagnosis.
For most medical students, human cadaver lab is a unique instruction methodology that allows them to learn from the human body with hands-on experience. This vestige of medical education brings with it the gravity of the sacrifices each donor has made. Read as one first-year medical student explores her thoughts and reactions to the completion of her cadaver lab experience.
Read more about how the Olympics have created a stage for athletes to become more vocal about their mental health.
An incoming medical student shares how her years in taekwondo shaped the mindset with which she now enters medical school.