ASCP honors BMC resident for clinical and anatomic pathology Stephen Hammond, MD, a fourth-season resident in clinical and anatomic pathology at Boston Medical Center , recently received the highly coveted Resident Leadership Representative Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology for demonstrating leadership and promoting ASCP membership and resident activities. In addition, Hammond collaborating with the laboratory group led by Dr. Martin Kroll, won the best poster by a resident at the recent ASCP conference for his display ‘Reducing Patient Waiting Instances for Phlebotomy.’ Born and educated in the United Kingdom, Hammond came to the United States in 2008 for his residency to review both anatomic and medical pathology, which have to be studied in his native country separately.5. That warm and fuzzy feeling. Remember well when your mom or dad utilized to pack your lunch? Pack yourself a retro lunch featuring healthy versions of your older faves — such as for example PB&J on whole-wheat bread. Whether you pack or eat in the cafeteria, what’s important is that you produce healthy choices. If you’re concerned that your cafeteria doesn’t offer enough healthy options, get involved in trying to create changes. Question a trained instructor or someone in food service for advice on how to get started.
Alcohol linked to increased risk of perennial allergic rhinitis There exists a link between alcohol consumption and increased threat of perennial allergic rhinitis, according to a recent Danish study of 5,870 young adult women.