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Spring 2011 | The Public Health Advocate

Category Archives: Spring 2011

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COMMUNITY GARDENS EATING SUSTAINABLY

The Growth of Community Gardens and Eco-Friendly Lifestyles By Annie Wong In the past few years, the concept and implementation of urban farming and community gardens has sprouted across America, including Berkeley and nearby Oakland. Instead of spending money at grocery stores for organic products, more consumers are shopping at

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GOING GLUTEN FREE

The What, Why and Where of gluten intolerance and Celiac disease in the Berkeley Community By Cecilia Bonaduce More and more people are being diagnosed with gluten sensitivity or Celiac Disease and, as a result, gluten-free foods and menus are popping up all around the

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STIGMA: “A MARK OF DISGRACE OR INFAMY”

The impact of stigmatization in preventing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa By Michelle Tsui HIV began its well-recorded spread through Sub-Saharan Africa in 1959 when the earliest known HIV infection was found in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Fifty years