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Are college students with ADHD able to graduate?

Are college students with ADHD able to graduate?

Yes: Adhd can be effectively managed with therapy and/or medication. Also, a lot of adults can manage their adhd well. There are a lot of successful people with adhd. ...Read more

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What are some common college cheerleading injuries?

What are some common college cheerleading injuries?

Extremity injuries: Cheerleading is physical and with the acrobatics performed extremity injuries are the most common. However although not as common I do see a reasonable amont of head trauma and neck injuries. Especially in cheerleaders doing pyramids. ...Read more

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College cafeterias ok for students with allergies?

College cafeterias ok for students with allergies?

Yes: What type of allergies? If food, them like in any other public dining place, you must exercise caution. Be aware of what is in the food, and possible cross contamination. ...Read more

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What are better college campuses for disabled students?

What are better college campuses for disabled students?

All colleges...: ...Are either fully accessible now, or have access to all essential facilities. Otherwise it's a matter of preference - a bunch of small buildings vs. A single large building with an elevator? Are hills acceptable? Traffic crossings? ...Read more

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What are some good tips for college students who want to stay healthy during school?

What are some good tips for college students who want to stay healthy during school?

Many ways!: Having a child in college, i can certainly relate to this excellent question. Some tips include: 3 healthy meals a day, exercise regularly, participate in intramural sports, lots of hand washing, stay up to date with immunizations (especially the meningitis vaccine, ) and maintain a proper balance of study and extra-curricular activities. ...Read more

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Why do so many african american children have learning disabilities?

Why do so many african american children have learning disabilities?

Define disability: Today's aa child is more likely than others, to grow up in a single parent household, live in poverty and lack educational opportunities available to others. The family culture may place less value on education than other pursuits. I am not convinced these kids have more specific learning disabilities. They often need extra help and encouragement to reach their potential. ...Read more

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What are the senior citizen opportunities for socializing in a college town?

Many!: Interesting new trend? Here's a link to an interesting article; hope you find it helpful: http://www.Joewriter.Com/interview.Htm. ...Read more

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Why do teenagers and so many college students get tattoos?

Why do teenagers and so many college students get tattoos?

All tatted up: It's a fad that's increasing in popularity. According to the pew research center, 36% of adults 18-25 have tattoos, and 40% of adults 26-40 have them. Nearly a third of people with tattoos say they're "addicted to ink." 43% say that personal meaning is the most important factor in getting a tattoo. People say that tattoos make them feel rebellious, sexy, or more intelligent, in that order. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good undergraduate degree for neonatology?

Can you suggest some good undergraduate degree for neonatology?

Science degree: Anyone will tell you the medical school and residency years will go easier with a science background, but that doesn't mean biological sciences only! Whatever science appeals to you will do... ...Read more

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What are some career paths for a pediatric oncology?

What are some career paths for a pediatric oncology?

Clinical / research: Pediatric hematologist/oncologists can perform full time clinical service in a group practice or in an academic center. They can perform clinical research in association with clinical service. They can perform basic science or translational research primarily or exclusively. Lastly, with experience and accomplishment, they can become administrators ...Read more

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What are some good jobs for a 20 yr in college who has social anxiety?

What are some good jobs for a 20 yr in college who has social anxiety?

Social anxiety: Any job he/she is interested in or qualified to perform, plus, exposure is technique to treat anxiety thru behavior modification. Consult a mental health professional to work out details. ...Read more

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Hospitals are experimenting on us with med students and residents?

No: That is completely incorrect. Med students see patients but may not write any orders or do any procedures without direct supervision of a doctor. Residents are physicians - they have an md or do degree & a limited license. They do treat patients but again are under the supervision & ultimate authority of a doctor that has completed training. Your question is offensive & arrogant. ...Read more

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Can one become board-certified in internal medicine before graduating from medical school?

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Can one become board-certified in internal medicine before graduating from medical school?

No: In order to become certified and sit for the exam, a physician needs to have completed medical school and a 3 year internal medicine or 4 year internal medicine/pediatrics residency to register and take the examination. ...Read more

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Why do college freshmen living in dormitories have an increased risk for meningococcal disease?

Why do college freshmen living in dormitories have an increased risk for meningococcal disease?

Proximity: Dorms, classes, cafeterias or military barracks, some infections are more likely to pass among populations in close proximity. The higher risk populations share similar settings . Meningococcal disease is also carried by some in their nasal passages without ever getting ill. Proximity, carriers and time duration of contact all add to the process. ...Read more

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School problems with anxiety. Why do some kids get nervous about school?

School problems with anxiety.  Why do some kids get nervous about school?

Fear: Most anxiety is rooted in some basic fear. Some are afraid of failing. Others afraid they cannot make friends. Some feel different. Some have been bullied. Some may feel insecure about their academic abilities. If you have anxiety, see someone who can help. A counselor, your doctor. Acupuncture and chinese medicine as well as homeopathy can also help anxiety a lot! ...Read more

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I know some pcps who are 'general practice' and some in general int medicine. Whats the difference?

I know some pcps who are 'general practice' and some in general int medicine. Whats the difference?

GP v IM: Gps handle teens and children, may do ob, as well as a full spectrum of ages. Im limits to older age group, and may be heavy w/seniors. ...Read more

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Do med school students have to deliver babies as part of their training?

Do med school students have to deliver babies as part of their training?

Medical school: all medical school students have at least one rotation (typically 1-2 months) of obstetrics and gynecology. During which time they will be involved in the delivery of babies. They may or may not be the one to actually deliver the baby, but they will certainly be a part of the delivery. In med school I delivered a LOT of babies! ...Read more

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Is there any special classes in high school to be a interventional cardiology when I'm in freshman, sophomore, junior and senior. should I take any class?

Is there any special classes in high school to be a interventional cardiology when I'm in freshman, sophomore, junior and senior. should I take any class?

No: If you want to become an interventional cardiologist you should first get into medical school. Once in medical school you need to choose internal medicine for your residency. After residency- you apply for cardiology fellowship. After this fellowship, you apply once again for interventional cardiology. It's a long road with plenty of time to think about it as well. Good luck ...Read more

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