The HPV Vaccine and California By Kevin Yuan Genital human papilloma virus, also called HPV, is by far the most common sexually transmitted infection, especially in the United States. There are more than a hundred strains of the virus, where less than half cause some form
By Marvin So As Berkeley students, it’s easy to go about our daily lives rife with midterms, clubs, exercise, and maybe even social activities, and ignore the ubiquitous homeless individuals occupying the curbs and nooks of Telegraph. There are about 280 chronically homeless individuals living
UC Berkeley offers a certification program to encourage student organizations to be environmentally friendly. The program consists of a training program, requirements and certification. PHA decided to go green and successfully completed the program and requirements. The certification program suggests strategies for being smart when
By Kevin Yuan Ascaris lives in the intestine, and Ascaris eggs are passed in the feces of infected individuals. Ascaris lumbrocoids or Ascariasis infections are usually treated using benzamidazoles, such as Mebendazole or Albendazole. Although these anti-parasitics are chemically similar and both are extremely effective,
By Marvin So Last weekend, one of my friends sent me this awesome video called “It’s Time”. Filmed by the Australian community advocacy group GetUp, the 2-minute video chronicles the ups and downs of a relationship in a strikingly beautiful way, check it out below! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_TBd-UCwVAY#!
By Mara Constantine In light of the large number of earthquakes in Berkeley this past Fall, as well the fairly large one in Oklahoma, we may be thinking seriously for the first time about an earthquake plan. When living in more or less
By Umair Jamal Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the general population. Patients with this disorder have trouble initiating and maintaining sleep, as well as having impaired waking function. There are two types of insomnia which are short term (acute) insomnia and