Health & Wellness

The Fight isn’t Over, Keep Going: Practicing Disability Justice in an Under-Vaccinated Nation.

“Everyone should get it for herd immunity.” “Masks don’t really work, they just make people…

Time to Reset: Black Women Thriving Beyond Overworking

A few years ago, I wrote an article called “The Price of Success“; I started…

Leaving a PhD Program

“We support whatever decision you make, honey.” I hung up the phone with my mom,…

New Jobs in the Vaccine Economy and the Green Economy

This week the percentage of eligible people vaccinated in the U.S. passed 43%. The massive…

Without Global Vaccine Equity, The COVID-19 “Finish Line” Will Be Out of Reach

On May 5, about eight months after India and South Africa submitted their proposal asking…

Teen Vaping in The Time of COVID-19

Breath. It’s fundamental to our existence as human beings. The first and last thing we…

Comfort(able)

I want to get the fuck out of this bodily prison. U   N  …

Are We Facing a New Era of Medical Science? mRNA-Based Therapies beyond the Covid-19 Vaccines

I am a high school student who has been living the highs and lows of…

Sports Journalism Could Have Helped Us Tackle COVID-19

President Biden and former President Barack Obama will be appearing in the “Roll Up Your…

It’s Time to Insure Regenerative Medicine

Aging baby-boomers have increased the demand for tissues and organs, with approximately half a million Americans…

Social Media: The Messenger for the Diet Culture Industry that Targets Teen Girls

I used to think of my brain as a courtroom. It existed in the center…

Say This, Not That: Reshaping COVID Conversation To Healthy Sharing, Not Anxiety Inducing

It was April 2020 and along with three other healthcare providers, I was headed to…

One Easy Way to Improve Quality of Life for 7,000 Different Rare Diseases

I was born with a rare disorder you have almost certainly never heard of: Moebius syndrome.…

Demand Better Science: Observational Studies Not Whole Story

Coffee can cause cancer. Wait, coffee lowers cancer rates. Eggs are totally fine to eat. No, eggs are bad for…

Homecooked: Persian Food Traditions For Health

American-born Iranians from my generation understand a few things as fact: We are expected to…