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February 11, 2018 – 12:23 AM |

When we hear the word ‘anger’, people often construe it as a bad or immoral action — but anger is a normal human emotion. Yes, it becomes immoral or abnormal when it leads to aggression …

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Articles by Hafsa Siddiqui

Hafsa is a first year medical student at Jinnah Medical and Dental College. She is a blogger at Medicalopedia, and wants to pursue her career in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Myths Regarding Breastfeeding in Pakistan’s Lower Socioeconomic Strata

May 27, 2014 – 1:00 PM |

The fall in breast feeding practices in Pakistan is undoubtedly because of many factors, increased urbanization, rapid supply of infant formula, desire to be ‘modern’, thinking to get milk tested before nursing it to infant. …

Professionalism in Medical Practice – A Declining Trend?

March 14, 2013 – 6:33 PM |

Is professionalism in medicine on the decline? A few months ago I saw a new patient who had transferred from another practice because the physician there wore sweat pants to the patient’s last appointment. This was hard to believe …