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Highly Recommended: Getting Over the Fear of Being Rejected

Highly Recommended: Getting Over the Fear of Being Rejected

One of the biggest problems of applying to medical school is dealing with our fear of getting rejected. To many applicants, fear can be crippling. You're trying to study when all of a sudden, your brain turns to thoughts of your own inadequacy, that you will never get in. You can't do anything else, and you lose precious minutes and hours paralyzed by fear. Wouldn't it be nice to have a way to conquer that fear?

Highly Recommended: Should you be worried that your patients will attack you?

Highly Recommended: Should you be worried that your patients will attack you?

We all know that it's tough to be a doctor in the United States these days, but a facet of practicing medicine that we take for granted is that doctors and patients work together to help make them better. But what happens when trust erodes in an increasingly de-personalized medical system faced with serving too many patients?

Highly Recommended: John Oliver on Big Pharma

Highly Recommended: John Oliver on Big Pharma

A fascinating piece by John Oliver and company at This Week Tonight shows just how much money big pharmaceutical companies are spending on marketing to doctors. In fact, while pharmaceutical companies are spending $4 billion dollars a year to market to all 300 million Americans, they're spending $24 billion just to market to the roughly 1 million doctors in the United States.