Michele’s classmates peered out of the classroom window and gasped in disbelief at what they saw. A thick, black cloud hovered over the small towns of Rodeo and Crockett menacingly, slowly traveling toward them. The smoke wouldn’t stop spilling into the sky, it seemed. The principal’s voice
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. In the mid 1880s, Austrian pediatrician Theodor Escherich discovered the gut flora, noting the impact of Escherichia coli on children’s diarrheal health—a discovery that would forever shape our understanding of human disease and the
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Women who suffer from severe abdominal pain have to wait, on average, 65 minutes in the ER to receive care. Men, on the other hand, only have to wait 49 minutes. Often women who
PE has historically been de-prioritized in the public education system, which has lead to a devaluation of programs nationwide. It’s important to normalize exercise, as individual and group-level changes can lead to nationwide shifts in physical activity in educational, social, and public health contexts.