Category Archives: Fall 2013

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Painkillers: Regulations and Recommendations

By Nisha Chandra Last month, the FDA made a recommendation to change the way doctors prescribe hydrocodone painkillers. These painkillers are the highest prescribed medications in the US and include narcotics like Vicodin, which are legal but highly addictive. These types of painkillers have long been a

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Taking the First Step with Walk With a Doc

By Mint Bhetraratana Four months ago, I found myself at the helm of a flip camera, a device that I was less than comfortable using, despite being a part of the tech-savvy generation. I was volunteering at a health conference in Oakland and was assigned