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Woes of Adolescent Life – Overthinking, Mental Stress and Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

March 9, 2017 – 2:28 PM |

The capacity of the human brain is what distinguishes mankind from other living beings. It endows us with an awareness of our own thought processes, i.e. consciousness. Our consciousness allows us to mull over our …

The Perilous Trap of Social Media

November 21, 2015 – 3:06 PM |
The Perilous Trap of Social Media

I had just stepped out of the clinic on a chilly day, hurrying out while using my phone, when my attending physician said, “Always be focused and remain sincere to your life; there are very …

Social Media: How it Shapes Society’s Perceptions of the Medical Community

November 25, 2014 – 9:11 AM |

I always used to feel that children born in non-medical families were luckier than I was. They got to believe in fantasies while my head was swarming with reality.
 
My existence since the time I was …

Social Media in the World of Medicine: Where to Draw the Fine Line

November 2, 2014 – 11:05 AM |

 Face book, Twitter, LinkedIn, Whatsapp ,Viber we all come across to these words many times a day. We, especially the youth of 21st century cannot imagine their lives without updating a status or tweeting about …

Teaching Strategies: Using Feedback to Promote Learning

July 11, 2014 – 10:33 PM |

The decision to take up education practicum was a long awaited dream. I always wanted to and thought myself in an educator’s role. May be that I got inbuilt skills and an itch to convey …

Medical Practice on Screen: The Other Side of the Picture

June 25, 2014 – 1:22 AM |

Media has the power to catch attention. Various researches establish that mass media shapes people’s ideas about health issues, and that entertainment plays a bigger and better role in this process than factual output. Particularly …

Social Media – Frenemy of Healthcare Professionals?

October 12, 2013 – 11:03 PM |

We are not unaware of the control social media has these days. It is igniting the fire for new revolutions. It is promoting and defaming personalities and is a channel of news and information more …

Social Networking: Just How “Anti-Social” are We Becoming?

October 5, 2013 – 10:55 PM |

The social network is theoretically useful in the social sciences to study the relationship between individuals, groups and even organizations. The ties through which any social units connect represents the convergence of the various social …

Social Media: Enhancing Medical Outreach and Quality of Healthcare

September 11, 2013 – 6:56 PM |

In this era of digital science and globalization, medical profession seems to be a charm for many people. Throughout the world, each year, many students appear for this noble profession with the dream to explore …

Health Problems Created by Floods and Monsoon Rain in Pakistan

August 16, 2013 – 11:12 PM |

When Monsoon hits Pakistan a large outbreak of diseases are reported in different parts of the country. It’s one of those problems that occur due to lack of preventive measures and lapses in our pre-planned …

Implication of Social Media in Healthcare Practice

August 14, 2013 – 10:44 PM |

Introduction
 
Technology advancements have transformed our way of living, way of working, and way of interacting. E-health can be defined as the promotion of the health, comfort, and well-being with every individual and their families to …

Social Media for Doctors: A Portal to the World

August 14, 2013 – 5:53 AM |

With advancement of technology and other sciences the world is turning into a global village where problems are shared, advancements are liked and issues are being raised and commented. Yes, it’s the world of social …

Media and Medics: Friends or Foes?

August 7, 2013 – 10:45 PM |

Too tired to sit upright, I lay sprawled on the couch surfing in an ocean of TV channels.
 
*Flash*
 
Angelina Jolie undergoes double Mastectomy.