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This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Why this physician chose to specialize in infectious disease

Forgive the autobiographical nature of this post, but here’s a recap on how I started down the path to becoming an infectious disease (ID) doctor. To begin, understand that my first year of medical school was rough going. In hindsight, this wasn’t surprising. After majoring in English during college (with a minor in the Harvard Lampoon to develop… Read More »

Gudi Padwa 2019: Learn to Make Gudi At Home With This Simple DIY Video Tutorial to Celebrate Marathi New Year

How to make Gudi at home (Photo Credits: YouTube grab) Gudi Padwa also spelt as Gudhi Padwa is a major festival celebrated by Maharashtrians. Gudi Padwa 2019 will be celebrated on April 6 this year. It is the festival that marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year in the lunar calendar. The first day of… Read More »