Why Should We Sleep Every Night?
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by Jessica Nguyen
5M ago
By Mohamed Ahmed Abu Elainein Sleep is a fundamental aspect of human life, often underestimated in its profound impact on our health and well-being. In the midst of exams and busy schedules, the temptation to sacrifice sleep for extended work hours may arise, but understanding the inherent benefits of sleep is crucial to maintain a […] The post Why Should We Sleep Every Night? first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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Through the Green Lens
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by Jessica Nguyen
5M ago
By Rana Moawad When will we learn that children belong running around, not lying under the dirt? School days are interrupted by loud bangs of shots and dead bodies hitting the hard ground. Only 150 days in 2023, and we had 263 mass shootings, but who is counting anyway? Mass shootings are becoming the new […] The post Through the Green Lens first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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The Healing Touch
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by Marga del Mundo
6M ago
By Shruti Mahale Earlier this year, I started my clinical rotations. In addition to seeing many of the things we learned about in the classroom, I have been able to witness patient-physician interaction and the important role physicians have in empowering, supporting, and providing hope for their patients who may be suffering from severe medical […] The post The Healing Touch first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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From Her Mind to Mine
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by Jessica Nguyen
6M ago
By Jessica D Simon Walking down the familiar dead-end hall of Psych 2, I nearly walked right past the thin woman almost drowning in her hospital gown as she calmly allowed the nurse to take her vitals. I stopped to confirm her identity and introduce myself. “Oh hello, how are you?” came the polite response. […] The post From Her Mind to Mine first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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Let Me Be Brief: Addressing Health Disparities Among the AAPI Community
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by Marga del Mundo
10M ago
A series of briefs by Texas Medical Students By: Jasmine Liu-Zarzuela, Emily Liu, and Justin McCormack Asian Americans are the fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, with Texas ranked 3rd in overall population and 2nd in an increase in population over the past 20 years.1 While this group is often referred to and perceived […] The post Let Me Be Brief: Addressing Health Disparities Among the AAPI Community first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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Let Me Be Brief: LGBTQ+ Healthcare Under Attack Across Texas
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by Marga del Mundo
10M ago
A series of briefs by Texas Medical Students By Amanda Block, Parminder Deo, and Zoe Davis The onslaught of anti-LGBTQ+ legislative proposals continues to rise among Texas lawmakers amid already skyrocketing negative rhetoric and violence towards the LGBTQ+ community1. Some legislation calls for book bans in school libraries, questions the legality of gender-affirming care for […] The post Let Me Be Brief: LGBTQ+ Healthcare Under Attack Across Texas first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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Let Me Be Brief: Maternal Mortality
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by Marga del Mundo
1y ago
A series of briefs by Texas Medical Students By: Radhika Patel and Sanika Rane Maternal mortality continues to be one of the more pressing public health issues in Texas. In December 2022, Texas’ Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee released a report reviewing pregnancy-related deaths in Texas since 2019 1. The review found that despite […] The post Let Me Be Brief: Maternal Mortality first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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Let Me Be Brief: Medicaid Expansion in Texas
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by Marga del Mundo
1y ago
A series of briefs by Texas Medical Students By: Ryan Sorensen, Aaron Pathak, Aishani Khosia What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a program established by the federal government in 1965 as a solution to the coverage gap that many marginalized groups faced due to the inaccessibility of private health insurance.¹ Funded jointly by the federal and […] The post Let Me Be Brief: Medicaid Expansion in Texas first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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Let Me Be Brief: Addressing The Texas Mental Health Crisis
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by Marga del Mundo
1y ago
A series of briefs by Texas Medical Students By: Jasmine Liu-Zarzuela, Isreal Munoz, Rozena Shirvani Background Addressing the Texas mental health crisis is a multifaceted challenge that requires the coordination of various entities and an approach that addresses the underlying causes. Some of the most important aspects of addressing the national mental health crisis is […] The post Let Me Be Brief: Addressing The Texas Mental Health Crisis first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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On Public Charge
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by Umber Waheed
2y ago
A step forward or a step back from self-sufficiency? By: Souma Kundu At the start of 2020, I remember the Trump administration celebrating what it saw as a victory for “self-sufficiency,” and “protecting law-abiding legal citizens from undue tax burdens”. Following a battle in the lower court, in a much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling, the court […] The post On Public Charge first appeared on The Pillbox ..read more
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