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UMHS Med Student Brandon Kirshner Runs for U.S. Congress Seat

  UMHS student Brandon Kirshner, besides studying to become a doctor, is also running for a U.S. Congress seat. Mr. Kirshner is campaigning to win the 25th Congressional District seat held by 15-term U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter in Western New York State. Mr. Kirshner, running as an independent, is also battling Republican Mark Assini for the seat. The UMHS Endeavour caught up with Brandon Kirshner to discuss why he’s running for Congress, the issues that

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St. Kitts and Nevis: 15 Fun Facts

St. Kitts is home to UMHS, one of the leading Caribbean medical schools, but there is much more to the island than school, from a colorful history and warm-hearted locals to fun leisure activities. The UMHS Endeavour takes a quick look at 15 fun facts about St. Kitts and Nevis, the twin island federation in the Caribbean – from the volcanic geography to why there are both white and black sand beaches, how the islands

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Why Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Has So Many Public Health Critics

Editor’s Note: This article is in no way a criticism of the Gates Foundation by UMHS or the UMHS Endeavour. Instead, we offer a compendium of information written about the Gates Foundation by various media outlets and the Gates Foundation website. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the philanthropic organization run by the Microsoft founder and billionaire and his wife, has been criticized in recent years for everything from promoting “corporate globalization” and funding genetically

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World Health Day 2016: Beat Diabetes

Today is the annual World Health Day, celebrated by WHO (World Health Organization) each April 7th. This year’s theme is Beat Diabetes. The UMHS Endeavour looks at diabetes facts and what everyone, including students at American and Caribbean medical schools, can do to fight the disease, which could become the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. Diabetes Facts According to a WHO news release, “Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the

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