Public Health

Physician Reluctance To Discuss Anal Sex Puts Patients At Risk

Hot on the heels of COVID-19, Monkeypox is in the news for an alarming spread among people who engage in risky sexual behavior, because it is transmitted primarily through direct contact with infectious sores, scabs, or body fluids. Healthcare professional ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 12 2022 - 8:21am

Forced Vaccination Versus Body Autonomy In Germany

There is concern about US states making their own abortion laws in the US, but in Germany most abortion is illegal. It is only allowed for medical or criminal reasons within 12 weeks of conception, and lack of body autonomy may be why most Germans are fine ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 18 2022 - 7:35am

Marijuana And Hallucinogen Use Reached All-Time High In 2021

The good news for public health is that there have been significant decreases in past-month cigarette smoking by young adults and recreational use of opioid medications in the past year compared to 10 years ago. The same goes with alcohol, which is still t ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 22 2022 - 1:21pm

Just Correlation: Sleep Apnea And Cancer Risk

Sleep apnea is a condition where people experience partial or complete obstruction of their airways during sleep and stop breathing several times a night. It can can manifest as loud snoring, gasping, choking and daytime sleepiness and is believed to affec ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 5 2022 - 9:19am

64% Of Women Report Premenstrual Syndrome- That Makes It A Public Health Issue

In 460 BC, Hippocrates described the earliest documented premenstrual syndrome, but it wasn't until 1931 that Dr. Robert Frank gave it a modern look with his paper on "premenstrual tension." In 1953 it was re-branded "premenstrual syndr ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 6 2022 - 10:57am

Disease Spillover Risk Was Oversimplified During The COVID-19 Pandemic- And It's A Chronic Problem In Science Journalism

SAR, R0, these are all terms that became part of the pop culture lexicon during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, because they were used in simplistic fashion they were more helpful for those engaged in wedge politics than the public. Part of the probl ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 16 2022 - 9:53am

Holistic approach to cure Ailments

In today's world, with the advent of Science and Technology, we have unraveled a myriad of mysteries that were hidden from the human eye for centuries. Typically, a reductionist approach is taken by scientists to understand the processes as a whole. A ...

Blog Post - Anirudha Lakshmin... - Sep 29 2022 - 8:41am