The current blood shortage has resulted in severe obstacles to immediate, effective medical care, making those dramatic surgeries and cutting-edge cancer therapies ever more difficult to perform. Research throughout the past decade continues to show that an overwhelming number of college students have positive views when asked about blood donation, but only half actually donate.
Clubs can help students academically and professionally, but they also serve as transformative spaces where participants have the opportunity to form lasting relationships with their peers.
Free clinics help underserved populations access medical services and volunteers gain critical experience in the health field. So, why not have more?
Disparities in health education continue to be prevalent. This organization is trying to fix that.
Title IX is under threat from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. What is Title IX, and how does Title IX currently operate on our campus?
How can a seemingly individual concern like mental health have larger public health implications? Part one of a two-part series.
Greek life on college campuses is often perceived as the headquarters for casual alcohol use. While the risks of binge drinking on college campuses have been well promulgated, one potential solution is often overlooked — the role of women in party culture.
From the loss of chicken tenders at Golden Bear Café, to the reduction of meat at Café 3, Cal Dining has undergone a drastic makeover in the past several years. UC Berkeley has increasingly taken steps towards creating healthy, tasty menus for students as well as developing more sustainable options.
Every year, students leave for college and say goodbye to their parents, often resulting in an additional farewell to their health. Without their parents’ constant nagging to take vitamins and dress warmly, many college students end up prioritizing other tasks over their own health. Homesickness
Do medical trips to developing countries actually bring substantial change to the lives of populations in the world’s poorest areas, or are they more significant in the lives of the privileged individuals who embark on these journeys with the goal of saving the world? While