Category: Public Health

A Roundup of Early October National Healthcare News

By Sean Wang Trump to Eliminate Health Care Subsidies On Thursday, October 12, amidst a number of failed attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump ordered major changes to the nation’s insurance system. One of these major changes would be to remove crucial health care subsidies for low-income recipients by cutting off

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Where’s My Blocker? – Football Lineman Are At An Elevated Risk for Heart Issues

By: Tiago Palmisano Edited By: Bryce Harlan   American football is currently undergoing a metamorphosis. The rules, from what constitutes a foul to the distance of an extra-point field goal, seem to fluctuate more than in any other major American sport. And over the brief span of a few years, our conception of the football

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The Dawn of a New Epidemic: Ebola and Global Disparities In Healthcare

By: Tiago Palmisano Edited By: Aishwarya Raja The second-most popular topic on Facebook in 2014, according to the company’s “Year in Review”, was the Ebola epidemic. I remember hearing first-hand the loud arguments about Ebola and seeing the grim pictures of this disease flood onto television screens. I remember being constantly updated on the potential danger

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Call It What You Will, But Human Trafficking IS a Public Health Issue

This post comes from the Cancer InCytes Magazine Blog, a forum for news and views on public health and social justice. You can find the original post by Katherine Welch, M.D. here. By Katherine Welch, M.D. “The business of public health is to take what is accepted and make it unacceptable.” – Bill Foege, former director of

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