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Medical students and schools put a modern spin on the age-old Hippocratic Oath

Medical students and schools put a modern spin on the age-old Hippocratic Oath

The Hippocratic Oath is a long-standing tradition. But as the practice of medicine has evolved over the two millennia since the oath’s inception, the ancient text seems less and less applicable to medical students today. Instead of swearing by Apollo, medical school administrators, including those at Columbia, Yale, the University of Washington and the Icahn …

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Recommend exercise for migraine: Just Do It

Recommend exercise for migraine: Just Do It

Strength training is the most effective form of exercise for reducing migraine, with high-intensity aerobics coming second, and both beating the top migraine medications topiramate and amitriptyline, according to new research. The new findings should encourage clinicians to recommend that patients with migraine do strength-training exercises whenever possible, according to study researcher Yohannes W. Woldeamanuel, …

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