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The story of an orthodontist making 6 figures with $1 million in student-loan debt shows why doctors and lawyers are no longer the richest people you know

Despite the six-figure salaries, working as a dentist, doctor, or lawyer isn’t the path to wealth it once was, thanks to staggering student-loan debt. Mike Meru, an orthodontist who went to dental school at the University of Southern California, owed over $US1 million in student loans as of Thursday, according […]
The story of an orthodontist making 6 figures with $1 million in student-loan debt shows why doctors and lawyers are no longer the richest people you know
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Here’s why I’m donating my body to science

A few years ago my mother told me she was donating her body to science. I investigated why this is a good alternative to a traditional funeral. In New York, the Associated Medical Schools of New York help licence whole body donation programs amongst medical colleges in the state. These […]
Here’s why I’m donating my body to science
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This medical dummy looks like a real person — including the intestines

VIDEO: Medical students often acquire high levels of knowledge in human anatomy by the time they graduate. Hands-on experience, however, could be limited. A researcher from Nottingham Trent University, Richard Arm, created an incredibly realistic medical dummy that surgeon trainees can practice with.
This medical dummy looks like a real person  —  including the intestines