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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Sep 22, 2018

Primum non nocere. First, do no harm.

We know that death is inevitable for all living things, but is it immoral to end a person’s life in the name of mercy? Euthanasia is the act of intentionally terminating a person’s life because their condition is incurable. In m...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Sep 13, 2018

The Mental Health of Medical Students

Medical students make it their priority to study the health of others but often neglect their own. This has led to a high rate of suicides in medical students. A recent meta-analysis showed that one third of medical students worldwide, batt...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Sep 07, 2018

Top 10 Things to do in Barbados

A fiery orange sun cast against rich hues of tangerine, pink and violet sky, set above tranquil waters. This is only one of the many marvels visitors are able to witness while staying on the island of Barbados. But there is so much more to ...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Aug 25, 2018

The Importance of Personal Hygiene

    Good personal hygiene is important to the individual and society. The first line of defence starts with the individual. Better hygiene practices mean a healthier society. Here are some tips:   Bathe/Shower Regularly ...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Aug 23, 2018

Preparing for Natural Disasters in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is known for hurricanes, but it is also vulnerable to earthquakes. In 2010 Haiti experienced a powerful earthquake of 7.0 which left approximately 220, 000, dead, 300,000 seriously injured and many homeless. The aftershock was...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Aug 22, 2018

Dealing with Culture Shock

Anthropologist Edward B. Tylor said in his book, Primitive Culturethat culture is “that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, customs and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member b...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Aug 20, 2018

Passive vs Active Studying

Passive vs Active Studying   In principle, there is no wrong way or right way to study. There are many theories on study methods but essentially it depends on the individual. This article will explore the elements of passive and acti...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Aug 18, 2018

A Look at Procrastination

I’ll do it later. I have more time. This won’t take that long. I have no idea what I’m doing. These are things we have all said. And let us be honest, we never finish the tasks we set out to do. But why? Why...

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Author: Admin Posted In: General Posted On: Aug 17, 2018

Studying in Barbados

“Beautiful, beautiful Barbados, gem of the Caribbean Sea”. This famous lyric coined by the popular local calypso band, The Merry Men, rings true to the unique charm and majesty of the island. Golden suns, calming waves and the c...

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Author: Admin Posted In: Education Posted On: Dec 29, 2017

Tips to Prepare for the Successful Medical School Interview

Getting the desired medical school is a dream comes true for every student. Here we are providing some successful medical school interview preparation tips that will make you crack the admission round successfully 1.    Stay...

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