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Depression in Grad School: What You Need to Know

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While graduate research is often stimulating, fulfilling and rewarding, most graduate students will also experience periods of high stress and frustrating experimental failures or obstacles. Lifestyle choices, such as a healthy diet, exercise, sufficient sleep or meditation, can help students manage stress. However, many graduate students also have symptoms of clinical depression, a serious medical(...)

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Postdocs Seek Alternative Careers as Funding Declines

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It was a long-held belief that, after graduate school, newly conferred doctors would seek out postdoctoral openings in labs where they could focus on furthering their studies, eventually transitioning to a faculty appointment. Though designed to be a temporary position, postdocs came to represent one of the largest and most productive components of the biomedical(...)

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Making a CASE for Sexual Education

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In Baltimore City, teen pregnancy is significantly higher than the Maryland average, with 66.4 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19 in 2007, compared to 33.4 births per 1,000 teens statewide [i]. Baltimore also has a significantly higher rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than the state of Maryland [ii], and teens represent 3.3 percent of(...)

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Student Group Hopkins Honey Creates Buzz Around Campus

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It was a sunny autumn day and the medical campus was buzzing with activity. Literally. The student group Hopkins Honey was holding tours of their beehive and our group could hear the low hum of activity as we approached. The hive is located in an enclosed fence between the Armstrong Building and the Caroline Garage(...)

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