Do you wanna be popular?

Medilag has a lot of popular people. People who you can’t help hearing their names at least once a day. It’s probably because Medilag is a small school, or because it has a lot of amazing talents that can’t hide. Politicians, Fashion designers, dancers, models, photographers, speed painters, athletes, fire eaters, writers, poets, name it….

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Greenspiration: Beauty from Pain

In life, challenges come. Pain, trial, failure, adversity, setbacks are all a part of human life. And they are a good part too…. Sadly ūüė¶ however, we¬†fail¬†see the good in bad situations. We tend to discard both baby and bath water by condemning an ugly looking situation as incapable of producing anything positive. We forget…

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VIVA TIPS

So the viva list is out and the exam is in less than 12 hours. Suddenly, people who were well enjoying their holidays with no inkling of the bomb that was waiting to explode are now scurrying back to school. Those who are fortunate (fortune? Hardworking) enough to have their names on the list unfortunately…

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WHAT NEXT?

So you’re in med school. You’ve earned it; bragging rights et al. Certain people may even start coming to you for medical advice, forgetting that an admission letter isn’t equal to a medical degree. Don’t get pissed; embrace the hype!¬† But before you get carried away realise that you’ve won a battle not the war….

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BEFORE COMING TO MEDICAL SCHOOL

QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF BEFORE COMING TO MEDICAL SCHOOL Many people want to come to medical school! Yeah they want to become doctors, wear white coats, perform surgeries, be respected, earn big money, blah blah blah but it entails a lot. You should know what it takes. If your answers to the following questions…

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WHAT MAKES ME A TRUE NIGERIAN

The answer to this question doesn’t depend on my parents nationality, or¬†¬† my nationality. Neither am I a true Nigerian¬† because I grew up in Nigeria. Permit me to say that the above really are inconsequential to the feeling of belongness which cuts across all the above paper work. I am a true Nigerian because…

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NIGHT READERS, THE WAY FORWARD

Some time ago, we brought you an entertaining and revealing expository on THE TOP LIES TOLD BY NIGHT READERS. Based on popular demand, we’ve gone on to prepare another interesting and helpful post on how you can avoid these potholes and maximize your study time, enjoy and excel!   RE: TOP LIES TOLD BY NIGHT…

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TOP LIES TOLD BY NIGHT READERS

24 hours is just not enough! How can one successfully fit classes, lab sessions, tutorials, private study, rest and a serious relationship (or a search for one) into 24 hours?  Almost impossible, hence a physiological adaptation; nocturnality. You gotta come alive in the night time! Sadly though, most of us night fappers tend to get…

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DOCTITUDE

Doctitude…. The doctor attitude. Reminds me of a cartoon song;           Doc is in and she’ll fix you up           If you are a toy, then you’re in luck           It’s okay, don’t be afraid           Doc really knows her stuff…           …Doc will make you feel better…           …it’s the place to go          …

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EUTHANASIA, THE HORRIFIC SLOPE WE CAN LIVE WITHOUT

¬† EUTHANASIA, THE HORRIFIC SLOPE WE CAN LIVE WITHOUT by Onyeodi Ifeanyi (Medical student, CMUL, LUTH) Deception, instead of dignity. That is the language of assisted suicide. How do you make something that’s unthinkable into something palatable? Well, call it something else. That’s exactly what the advocates of euthanasia have done. They have simply corrupted…

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THE LIVER, WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT

You’ve provably heard of the word ‘liver’ before, either from the doctor or teachers or health workers or other sources. You probably also know that’s it’s a vital organ in the body and that it’s involved in body metabolism(activities that enable your body too keep functioning).  However, many people do not know the specific operations…

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SIN OF PRESUMPTION

  Many of us are guilty of the sin of presumption. Presuming things our way without taking the trouble to find out exactly what the situation really is. In this inspiring and very touching story, first year medical student Justice Ashton highlights the evils of presuming and how we can avoid it. A cat was…

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BEFORE PICKING THE SCALPEL OR DRILL, before choosing surgery

Have you ever thought of life after medical school? If yes, do you wish to proceed as a Surgeon, Start a hospital, seek employment or even move out of the medical field entirely???? If you want to proceed as a surgeon, CONGRATULATIONS!! But here are some real facts you want to know about surgery.

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TACKLING TUBERCULOSIS

Yesterday, the 24th of March, every year is marked as World Tuberculosis day. Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially serious infectious disease that affects mainly the lungs. The bacteria that cause tuberculosis spreads from one person to another through tiny droplets released into the air via coughs and sneezes. It is an air borne disease. From…

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Surviving Medical School

If you’re in medicine, you’re really in, nothing else matters but getting out, as a doctor! To survive medical school, you’ll need to exhibit strength greater than Superman’s, and Hercules’ ¬† Medical school is tough… medical school is challenging… It’s hard surviving medical school… It’s hard to enter, even harder to come out successful… The…

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