A Conversation with Journalist Abené Clayton, Part I​

A Conversation with Journalist Abené Clayton, Part I​

In the Crosshairs: On Gender, Race, and Firearm Violence  By Dr. Caroline Light A Conversation with Journalist Abené Clayton, Part I​ Abene Clayton, Journalist Following the publication of her article in The Guardian, “Inside the San Francisco Bay Area’s Pandemic Murder Surge,” I spoke with journalist Abené Clayton about popular misunderstandings of where and to whom gun violence happens, where to […]

Sleep and Mental Health in Students

Sleep and Mental Health in Students

Sleep and Mental Health in Students By James Davis Sleep and Mental Health in Students Student mental health concerns are on the rise (Chirikov et al., 2020). Schools expanding mental health support do so amid regular questions of efficacy (Chamberlin, 2009). Despite many well-intended initiatives, mental health trends have not changed much over the years. […]

The GOLDEN TRIAD OF EPD: Prevention (Part 2)

Stuti Chakraborty proposes the GOLDEN TRIAD OF EPD: Early Prevention and Detection in Stroke (Part 1)

Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty The Golden Triad of EPD in Stroke: Prevention (Part 2) Apart from early prediction or detection of stroke, and its related outcomes, it is also imperative to ensure the primary prevention of stroke. This is of relevance from a public health perspective because ensuring the health of billions of people […]

Stuti Chakraborty reiterates the COVID-CVA connection

Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty The COVID-CVA Connection: A ‘thrombosis’ is the medical term for a blood clot. Blood clots can occur within the arterial and venous supplies of our body, but when they occur in the vasculature supplying  the brain, they lead to a deadly and potentially permanently disabling condition called ‘ischaemic stroke’. The […]

Stuti Chakraborty discusses the insidious onset of stroke: can your job kill?

Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty Insidious Onset of Cerebrovascular Disease: Is your job killing you? Recent Developments On 17th May 2021 the World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) published the Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, of ischemic heart disease and stroke, attributable to long working hours from […]

Dr. Hegde shares a history of gold mining in Portovelo-Zaruma

The Charm City Experience By Sonia Hegde A history of gold mining in Portovelo-Zaruma Photo of a local community member along the Santiago River in coastal Ecuador by Sonia Hegde.  In the 16th century, mercury amalgamation methods were brought to the Americas by Spanish colonizers (1,2). Gold mining in the Portovelo-Zaruma region of Ecuador began in […]