Written by Luiza Ghazaryan Neurosurgery is a medical discipline that explores disorders of the brain, peripheral nerves, and the spinal cord. Becoming a neurosurgeon in the United States is a lengthy process, requiring four years of medical school education and 7-8 years of residency training. After completing the residency program, some surgeons choose to get… Continue reading Representation of Women in Neurosurgery
Written by Kranti Kaur The search for a cure to cancer has been ongoing for decades now, but no “cure” that can effectively eradicate the disease has been found. Currently, surgery is used to remove cancerous tumors, chemotherapy uses a mix of different drugs to kill off cancerous cells throughout the body, and radiation treatment… Continue reading The Role of Oncolytic Viruses in Cancer Treatment
Written by Anushka Angle and Reese Spicer Cover Design from Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan In light of the highly esteemed International Day of the Girl Child that occurred on October 11, 2022, more awareness must be spread through society to address the stigma behind menstruation and period poverty – the lack of access to sanitary… Continue reading Putting a Full Stop to Period Poverty and Menstrual Stigma
Written by Anushka Angle There has been a presence of increased anxiety and depression among children, along with a decrease in the time youth spend being physically active, which is an integral part of a child’s health and development. Even just a few years prior to the pandemic, a team found that between 2016-2019, childhood… Continue reading The Shortage of Adequate Child and Adolescent Therapists
Written by Victoria Van Drost The United States of America was founded on the basis of religious freedom, in a time when religion was subjected to individuals. This freedom was secured in the First Amendment of the Constitution, which stated that Congress shall not make any law respecting one specific religion. At the time of… Continue reading The Separation Between Church and State
Written by Ananya Kodali The first year I went to a commercial gym, I only ever stepped foot on the treadmills. I wasn’t the only one sticking to a single machine; almost every girl I saw in the gym was consistently hustling up the Stairmaster, riding on an exercise bike, or pounding out miles on… Continue reading Why Gendered Gyms: Why Have Women’s-Only Fitness Spaces?
Written by Sreya Peddi and Sara Ibrahim Prenatal care is usually associated with visits to the obstetrician, ultrasound screenings, and prenatal vitamins, however oral health is just as important. There has been a tremendous amount of progress and advocacy for health conditions like cancer and infectious diseases, but progress and advocacy for maternal health often… Continue reading “Teething” the Truth about Oral Care During Pregnancy