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Whitties 'Give a Spit' to National Bone Marrow Registry

Whitties ‘Give a Spit’ to National Bone Marrow Registry

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula January 21, 2013

This Monday, Jan. 21, students lined up in Reid Campus Center to donate their time and spit to the National Bone Marrow Registry. Sophomores Rachael Barton and Shannon Blair organized "Give a Spit,"...

Farmers must take greater role in preventative medicine

Farmers must take greater role in preventative medicine

Danielle Broida October 4, 2012

America is ill. Consumption is the most insidious disease plaguing our nation. What we consume nutritionally and pharmaceutically are rarely ever discussed in a single conversation. Food and medicine...

Jordan (left) handling a green mamba held by Royjan Taylor at Bio-Ken research centre at Watamu.  Photo contributed by Steve Spawls.

Senior Jordan Benjamin takes on snakes in Benin

Maegan Nelson September 20, 2012

Senior Jordan Benjamin knew exactly what he wanted to be when he was growing up. "I always knew that I wanted to be a herpetologist, but it took me a while to figure out exactly what that was going...

Meaningful healthcare must be holistic

Julia Stone April 26, 2012

That "our healthcare system is broken" is a ubiquitous reality acknowledged across the political spectrum. Healthcare reform has been a hot political issue, especially with the right-wing resistance to...

Open source research techniques can revolutionize medicine

nathanord January 26, 2012

What happens when Facebook meets medicine? And I'm not talking about poking your doctor when you want an appointment. What happens if all of a sudden, instead of pharmaceutical companies hiding their...

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