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USMLE Step 1: Leveling the Playing Field – or Perpetuating Disadvantage?

By BRYAN CARMODY Let me show you some data. I’m going to show you the Match rate and mean Step 1 score for three groups of residency applicants. These are real data, compiled from the National Resident Matching Program’s (NRMP) Charting Outcomes in the Match reports. Ready? U.S. Allopathic Seniors: 92% match rate; Step 1 232.3 U.S. Osteopathic Seniors: 83% match… Read More »

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard reveals why playing Liz McDonald added to mental health woes

Corrie star Beverley Callard says wearing the “unforgiving” outfits to play her character Liz McDonald added to her mental health woes. The actress, who has struggled with depression for years, had to put on risqué clothes as the barmaid. She said: “I lacked confidence very much and I had very low self-esteem and the clothes… Read More »