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Hospital saves doctor’s life, then bullies her and threatens termination for disability

Dear Dr. Wible,I am writing to you with great sadness, but with relentless determination to ignite change. I am a doctor with a disability. Two years …

Medical Education

3 Homemade Foot Scrubs for Soft & Silky Heels

<b>These feet were made for walking but did you know that the skin on our feet is a very delicate part on our body? Today guest blogger, Farheen Salman,</b> …

Skin Care

How to Travel Cheap. The Ultimate Money Hacking Guide For International Travel

If I were to tell you that you could travel the world for free, would you drop everything right now and go? Most would likely not believe me.<p>Despite …

7 Insider Secrets for Booking Cheap Flights

Buying the plane ticket is the most expensive aspect of taking a trip and can often determine where and when you travel. There are many travel …

Air Travel

11 Places To Travel As A Solo Female Traveler

Whether it's for love, adventure or both, women are taking solo vacations like never before so travel website Trippy.com asked its membership to weigh in on the best destinations for women traveling alone. Some chose the locations they thought were safest while others used the male-to-female ratio …

Riviera Maya

The World's Best Destinations for the Solo Traveler

These are the top 12 countries that are well-known to cater to the solo traveler -- due to their safety, popularity among other solo travelers, and overall guaranteed to give you the time of your life.<p>I'm not going to try to convince you that you should travel alone at least once in your life. …

Costa Rica

It's Not You, It's Me: The Real Reasons Why I Travel Solo

Aside from "How do you make money to travel so much?" and, "If you're traveling solo, who's taking the picture?", the next most common question I get asked is, "Why do you choose to travel solo?"<p>My immediate logical response is usually something along the lines of, "Because if I want to go …

How Solo Traveling Changed My Life

Traveling itself is an experience hard to be described in words. The feeling from packing your bags to setting out on the journey with complete strangers has no comparison. When I decided to travel for the first time 'ALONE', my heart was filled of various feelings - excitement, anxiety, and fear …

Best solo trips for 2016

Now more than ever, solo travel is gaining popularity, as the travel industry has seen a steady increase in single travelers in recent years. According to a study by Visa, one in five travelers set out on their most recent vacation alone. Not only do these types of trips enable travelers to meet …

The Best Times to Book Airfare to 10 Vacation Hot-Spots

Las Vegas<p>Best time to book airfare: Travelers found the best deals booking three weeks ahead last year. According to Kayak, the median airfare when …

How Gap Years Create Successful Students

<i>This story originally appeared on Money</i>.<p>Take a year off before college and explore. It can really work for you in the long run, says Ethan Knight, …

7 Travel Secrets From Airport Insiders (Video)

Don’t drink the coffee, bring your own headphones, and don’t bother locking your suitcase. Those are just a few of the tips being offered by …

How to see Puerto Rico in three days

With its diverse tropical landscape, white-sand beaches and swaggering history, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean treasure.<p>After three days on the Island of Enchantment, I got to experience a lot of what the island had to offer, and I was impressed!

Caribbean

9 Classic Aromatherapy Oils And How They Change Your Mood And Body

Smell your way to a more beautiful life!<p>If the words "aromatherapy" or "essential oils" evoke images of hippies dipped in fragrant oils surrounded by burning incense in the pursuit of inner peace and zen, then you're not alone.<p>But to get a more accurate definition of the mystifying practice, we …

Essential Oils

How should doctors handle patients who are bullies?

Sarah Poggi’s Jan. 3 op-ed, “A doctor’s dilemma: How to treat the angry,” raised important issues about incivility and bullying in the medical workplace. Interestingly, there seems to be increasing interest in this topic within medical education, including bullying of practitioners, residents and …

The 22 unhealthiest, unhappiest, poorest, and most unsafe countries on Earth

Prosperity may mostly be used to talk about money, but the Legatum Institute thinks there is more to it than that.<p>It takes into account 89 different variables, ranging from indicators like a country's unemployment rate to asking citizens about how much political freedom they feel they have.<p>The data …

The Movement to Diversify Medical Schools

As enrollment continues to increase, a new report underscores the importance of recruiting more minority students—and black males in particular.<p>The numbers are in. According to new data released Thursday by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), enrollment at medical schools across …

Improving Diversity in Medicine One Student at a Time

#ILookLikeASurgeon: Breaking Stereotypes and Promoting Diversity

I met Mr. X at the beginning of my thoracic surgery rotation my intern year of general surgery residency. He was an unfortunate, elderly gentleman with esophageal cancer who had undergone major surgery to remove part of his esophagus. He had a rocky postoperative course keeping him in the hospital …

Myanmar: women's fight against verbal taboo symbolises wider rights battle

Lack of sex education for women perpetuates gender inequality in Myanmar but activists addressing such issues are falling foul of Buddhist extremists<p>In Myanmar there are no vaginas. Linguistically, at least, that part of the female body does not exist in Burmese – a lexical omission that highlights …

The 10 Best Face Moisturizers For $30 Or Less

These picks prove it pays to stay hydrated. 💧<p>You don't have to break the bank to have great skin, especially when it comes to moisturizers and creams. In fact, some of the best in the biz can be bought on the cheap. You just have to know what you're looking for.<p>To help you navigate the world of …

Skin Care

Everything You Need To Know About Winter Skin Care

Use this handy guide to keep your skin moisturized all winter long.<p>Feel that? The winds are changing. Winter's on its way in, bringing along with it harsh weather that can do some serious damage on your body's biggest and most visible organ: your skin.<p>Products like balm and lotion are crucial in …

Skin Care

Zimbabwe's crippling 48-hour long blackouts have forced the economy to conduct 'business by candlelight'

The government blames "angry river gods" for a rain shortage that reduced the amount of water flowing into the Kariba Dam — a major energy supplier for the country, according to the Associated Press.<p>The government has conducted rainmaking ceremonies in the past and has another one scheduled for …

Africa

13 Body Lotions to Beat Dry Skin on Any Budget

In the skin care world, fall is one of the most problematic seasons of them all. Because of the crisp, cool weather, skin has a tendency to get rough and dry in the blink of an eye. So, now more than ever, it’s time to invest in skin-moisturizing saviors like body lotion. Whether you’re working …

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

Restless City Guide: Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai • TravelBreak

Tigers, Temples, Jungles, and Elephants<p>Southeast Asia: all the cool kids are doing it. With so many options, how can one select the most exotic yet …

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

National Geographic Will Air First Live Brain Surgery

National Geographic Channel is bringing a dramatic trope from hospital shows like <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> and <i>E.R.</i> to life. The network, in partnership with …

Fixing the Doctor-Patient Relationship

We all want health care providers who are experienced and skilled, but some factors in the doctor-patient relationship that seem to have less to do …