Tag Archives: Medical

How the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for social media training in medical education 

We are living in profoundly confusing times. Even as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, the endless stream of mixed messages from government officials results in vast interpretations of what one can and cannot do during a pandemic. Although we have been advised by the CDC to socially distance, wear masks, and stay… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain’s reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn… Read More »

Medical workers claim police officers are targeting them

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Frontline medical workers are now being overwhelmed on two fronts – the coronavirus and now the police,  who they accuse of targeting them during the George Floyd protests. READ MORE: Voice is heard saying ‘shoot those motherf**kers’ on NYPD radio The Daily Beast reported that medical workers are being targeted… Read More »