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Personal Trainers Are Sharing the Things They Wish More People Knew About Fitness

WavebreakmediaGetty Images In a thread on Reddit, personal trainers have been sharing the things they wish more people knew about fitness, and busting popular myths around weight loss. First up were some home truths about the fitness industry itself, and the people spreading misinformation or taking advantage of people’s lack of knowledge. “The majority of… Read More »

Personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors leaked, says Singapore Red Cross

The personal data of 4,297 people has been compromised after a website hack, according a statement by the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) on May 16.  Last Wednesday (May 8), SRC said it was alerted by its web developer to an incident of unauthorised access to the part of its website which supports the recruitment of… Read More »

What this physician learned by helping a medical student write a personal statement

“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.”— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Several years ago, an anxious senior medical student was preparing his application for The Match, the clearinghouse through which 37,000 candidates hope to secure one of the 33,000 available residency positions. It is a nerve-wracking time. Each student compiles documents, assembles records,… Read More »