Architect Your Sleep

Sleep consists of a cyclical pattern that shifts between non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Through the night, or whenever you sleep, your brain goes through different cycles with each lasting about 90 to 120 minutes.  Each cycle has a different depth that ranges from light sleep stages (N1 sleep) …

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Do What You Love, Love What You Do

The application process is, without a doubt, a stressful time. You’ve been working throughout your undergraduate career to gather experiences and skills which you want to display to medical schools. You want to pick recommenders who actually know you and need, with the pressure to finish applications as soon as possible, you need to remind …

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Did the “Atopic March” draft you? You are not alone!

The crossover between pulmonology, dermatology, and immunology had always intrigued me as I was born with eczema and was diagnosed with asthma five years later. After conducting research about the correlation between eczema and asthma, I discovered that this story was indeed not unique to me. Eczema or dermatitis is defined as a medical condition …

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