Public Health


Improving the Screening Process for Addiction

November 21, 2016  Susanna Aiga

Addiction is a difficult topic to discuss. It is one of those possibilities that the average person, as a friend or a family member, would prefer to deny rather than confront, even in the face of overwhelming evidence. Seeing as the average person will typically be untrained, he/she has some leeway as to their inability to recognize an addict, but a professional has a responsibility to properly screen and assess patients to test for addiction.


Antibacterial Soaps: Do They Pose Threats?

November 11, 2016  Jun-Hee (Emily) Han

Recently, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that antibacterial soaps can cause harm. Despite the preconceived notion that antibacterial soaps are more effective in killing bacteria, a new proposal was claimed: certain ingredients in antibacterial soaps can lead to hormonal changes and resistance to bacteria.

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