The historic People’s Park was built by the Berkeley community, after the abandonment of a UC Berkeley project to use the area for additional housing during the late 1960’s. For the decades since, the site has been at the center of heated debate. In 2019,
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Women have mainly been excluded from studies in pharmacology. This manifests in the exclusion of subject sex in the data parameters/summary and lack of separate analyses between male and female data. Possible dangers of
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. India’s skewed sex-ratio due to mass sex-selective abortions is based on the perception that women should be valued less than men in society. The Issue of Sex-Selective Abortions A pregnant woman sits alone with
In the middle of the pandemic, Ms. Tholke, an elementary school teacher, slipped on a floor mat and tore her hamstring. After a consultation with the doctor, she went into an emergency surgery. Even though this was the most painful experience of her life, she
Even though the #MeToo movement has gained considerable traction and support since its inception, coming forward takes an incredible amount of courage due to institutional and environmental factors in areas such as entertainment, the workplace, and higher education. While starting and perpetuating conversations is an excellent way to get started, it’s only the beginning of the solution.
In the last two decades, needle exchange programs have slowly become more prevalent across the United States, and they have been shown to significantly impact bloodborne pathogens. Unfortunately, the lack of federal organization and the stigma surrounding these programs do not bode well for effectively addressing bloodborne illnesses.