Daily Archives: April 8, 2020

COVID-19: What Went Wrong?

Many things have happened since the discovery of the SARS-Cov-2 and the appearance of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China. As of 24:00 on Feb 20, there are 75,465 identified cases of COVID-19 nationally, 62,662 of which are in Hubei province. Wuhan with more than 9 million residents is completely shut down. Panic and…

A Living Plague

Off the coast of Florida, a slow alien invasion is in progress. Native to the South Pacific, the lionfish now gobbling up the reef is more familiar to most as an aquarium dweller. Indeed, the most likely source of the invasion is unwanted pets released into the ocean [2]. In humans, its venomous spines can…

A Call for Correctional Healthcare Reform

Incarcerated people are the only people who are constitutionally guaranteed primary healthcare (1). It was determined that a failure to provide proper medical care to inmates violates the eight amendment. Yet, incarcerated and non-incarcerated population have among the most stark health disparities.  According to a 2017 Bureau of Justice statistics, more than half of state…

A “Vegetable-less” Campus

Most people agree that vegetables are an important part of a person’s diet. Vegetables provide many vital nutrients and minerals that power everyday bodily function and long-term healthy living. However, access to fresh vegetables can sometimes be limited, especially so on college campuses, such as our own. With limited access to fresh vegetables, both in…

Volume 13 Issue 1 Out Now!

Dear Reader, In the last several weeks the progression of the global coronavirus pandemic has left us quite shocked, and some, distressed.  We hope this message finds you healthy and well during this uncertain time. As a student-led interdisciplinary health magazine, we have begun to contemplate what our role might be in the face of…

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