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6 Tips to Ease the Transition of Relocating Your Family

Whether in pursuit of new employment opportunities or for personal reasons like a geographical preference or the desire to be closer to family, there’s a good chance you’ve had to relocate at one point or another because of your career as a physician. While it can certainly be an exciting time, moving to a new city for your job is much more overwhelming when you have a family. As a mother, it’s up to you to ensure that the emotional needs of your children are met and they’re ready to make this big transition with as much ease as possible (and hopefully with a little excitement, too!). &nb......
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How to Best Balance Med School & Parenting

How to Best Balance Med School & Parenting
No matter their jobs or ambitions, nearly all parents need to work hard to maintain work/life balance. This can be even more difficult when working to balance parenting with the demands of medical school. The good news is, many parents have taken on the challenge before and managed to take care of children while pursuing their education. Here are a few of the tips that have helped many moms make it work: Create a solid support system. Many parents have or raise children while pursuing their education. Find the people in your classes who are also parents. You can share stories, help one anoth......
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I am a practicing full-time physician.  I practice Gynecology & Women's Health, but also subspecialize in hormone balancing, functional medicine and anti-aging. I have titled this post "Accountability" because this is one thing that American's sorely lack, and the current political administration has only added to this dysfunction.  Probably 90% of the women in my practice complain about their weight.  I'm sure this is common for many health practitioners today.  Wel know that the majority of the time, it is not a physiogical, endocrine, hormonal or metabolic issue.&nb......
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Unfortunately, Americans these days would rather be fat with a lousy excuse, than thin with good reason.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:40
Milford Davey
I'm a medical student currently studying in the Middle East. I just wanted to say it's not just an American problem... it's everyw... Read More
Friday, 10 April 2015 16:45
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