Rabia Karani

About Rabia Karani

Rabia Karani just completed her M.P.H., and is now finishing up her last year of medical school. She is passionate about any topic regarding patient care and public health. An anthropologist at heart, she is an avid reader, a Harry Potter enthusiast, and she hopes to use her love for writing to inspire understanding between different groups of people.

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Stop and Smell the Pages

Stop and Smell the Pages

As a child, my mother would take my siblings and me to the local public library. I would check out so many books that the librarians would often ask if I was sure I could read them all. I met their challenge, however, to the point where I would sometimes get in trouble at school(...)

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Up in the Air: A Medical Student’s Experience with an Inflight Emergency

Up in the Air: A Medical Student’s Experience with an Inflight Emergency

As the population of elderly people in our country grows, and as air travel becomes more accessible, medical professionals will be increasingly faced with emergencies in the air. During medical school, students are given some preparation for these situations should they arise: for example on my third-year ob/gyn rotation, we received a lecture on how(...)

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Christianity and Modern Medicine

Christianity and Modern Medicine

Of the greatest miracles performed by Christ was his healing of lepers, the blind and the deaf. Gregor Mendel, a monk, was the father of modern genetics. Christian missionaries like Mother Teresa saved thousands of people in the name of God. The Christian faith and the art of healing have been connected for centuries, and(...)

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Improving Wellness for Health Care Providers

Improving Wellness for Health Care Providers

To maintain wellness in the medical profession, wellness must be brought to the forefront as an issue for the medical community. The emphasis on wellness should start early while physicians are still in their training and continue in the workplace. At the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Student Wellness Initiative, led by Jenny(...)

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Making Our Voices Heard in a New America

Making Our Voices Heard in a New America

On Nov. 9, 2016, our country awoke on the precipice of a new beginning. The recent presidential election was historic in many ways, but one that particularly struck me was the unprecedented lack of enthusiasm shown by voters toward both candidates. This lack of enthusiasm reflects the hopelessness many people in the United States feel(...)

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