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.
The measles vaccine has saved millions of lives since its introduction in the 1960s. The spread of misinformation puts this progress in jeopardy.
Traffic congestion is more than just a daily annoyance. It can negatively impact your health.
Methamphetamine use has had a dramatic resurgence in the United States and has a particular impact on marginalized groups in San Francisco. Without the support of the community, these individuals will fall through the cracks and not get the support that they need.
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,
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