Debate over healthcare has raged on the national level, but proposals that cut public funding for health services can have very local effects.
Imagine a world in which humans could create anything they wanted. From robotic human automation to geoengineering capabilities, technology and science is now bringing the world closer to these possibilities than ever before.
Since 1990, reproductive health in America has become safer, more efficient, and less costly. Teen pregnancies have decreased substantially, new technology has made abortions safer, and access to contraception has slowed the spread of sexually transmitted diseases around the world. However, under the new administration,
On November 6, 2016, the country awoke in shock to find that their 45th president would not be the first woman president as so adamantly expected, but rather the first president in recent history with no political experience and with few concrete policy ideas. Because
Any student, faculty member, staff member or visitor to UC Berkeley can easily see the vast amount of individuals experiencing homelessness. Southside, the area of Berkeley directly south of the university campus, is home to a large proportion of the city’s homeless population, who live
Addressing the Mental Health of Inmates by Aashna Mehta Kayla Moore, a Berkeley resident who faced schizophrenia, had an unfortunate encounter with the Berkeley Police Department that resulted in her untimely death. She had stopped taking her medication and instead of dealing with this problem
How Political Parties in America Slowed the Response to a Global Health Crisis by Noah Forougi Over a year after the Zika outbreak in South America took a turn for the worse, Congress finally agreed to fund $1.1 billion to combat Zika. When the Zika
Examining the Impacts of CA Assembly Bill 1726 by Cassidy Farrow Intelligent, healthy, successful — all stereotypes used to define Asian Americans. The model minority myth—the notion that a specific minority group sets an example of success for other minorities to follow—pertains to those groups
by Jacob Demé While health education falls within a diverse spectrum of public services to improve a community, its full potential for positive change has been lost in the tumultuous political struggle that permeates a developed society. For many government agencies, determining the efficient allocation
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