Tagged disease

Time to Vaccinate

The United States leads the world in medical research and healthcare spending. In 2005, President George W. Bush announced a detailed and comprehensive plan written by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent and respond to infectious diseases at the state and federal levels….

The Pandemic Phenomenon

We are currently in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are faced with an extreme amount of uncertainty. Every day, we hope for the return to normalcy. We wish that life would just return to the way it was. We want this to end. Unless we change the way we interact with the environment,…

Changing Climate, Changing Health

The environment is not the same as it was ten years ago, and will not be the same ten years from now. There has been an increase in the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases released to the atmosphere, and these gases are getting trapped. When these gases cannot escape the atmosphere, average…

The Microbiome

From the late 19th century through the 20th century, scientists and physicians have characterized diseases that afflict humans as illnesses caused by germs. Contracting these diseases can be avoided by disinfecting. In the case that we do contract these pathogen caused diseases, doctors are trusted to identify the germ and propose a respective solution.  Discovery…

Globalization and Disease

In 2006, the United Nations reported a growing total of 232 million migrants in the world, who represent roughly 3 percent of the global human population. Population migration is a global affair due to its implications in the realm of public health. Throughout history migration and immigration have played major roles in the spread of…

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