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CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »

Made mistakes? How to spin them for your medical school applications.

Despite more than a dozen years in medical school admissions consulting, I still clearly recall a bright advisee who had improved her grades considerably throughout her college career. But I, unfortunately, had a less than stellar freshman transcript. After calculating her AMCAS GPA with me, she lamented, “I feel like my grades are a criminal… Read More »

Spring gardens are made in winter

Spring gardens are made in winter according to John Arnott, Manager of Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne, east of Melbourne. “The secret to having the best spring garden is to get it ready during the cooler months so when the warmth hits the soil, your plants will thrive. “Winter is a terrific… Read More »