E-portfolio developed to assess millennial med students

(HealthDay)—Electronic portfolios are being used to transform medical students' assessments and track progress as students advance through medical training, according to a report published by the American Medical Association ...

Nov 20, 2015
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Why don't we feel more guilty about eating animals?

"Ham is made from pig bum, isn't it Mummy?" This was the question I was confronted with during a recent trip to the local zoo with my young daughter. She had taken a break from feeding Alice, the zoo's resident pig, to inhale ...

Nov 12, 2015
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End 'stem cell tourism', paper says

The continued marketing and use of experimental stem cell-based interventions inside and outside the United States is problematic and unsustainable, according to a new paper by science policy and bioethics experts at Rice ...

Nov 09, 2015
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India's 'medicine man' brings pills to the poor

It's early morning but already "Medicine Baba" Omkarnath Sharma is pounding the pavement in one of New Delhi's upscale neighbourhoods, collecting the wellheeled's leftover pills, capsules and syrups.

Nov 09, 2015
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