March 8, 2017

Immunotherapy is a process that uses the body's own immune system to fight off bad cells. This can happen two different ways: Either your immune system can be stimulated to work harder and smarter, or you can give your immune system synthetic proteins to help attack ba...

July 28, 2016

            The most common cancer among women is breast cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2015, 40,290 women would die of breast cancer and there would be 231,840 new invasive cases and 60,290 new in-situ cases (American Cancer Society, 2015). The...

June 30, 2016

According to a study by Lancet, a UK medical journal, the global financial crisis may have caused 500,000 extra cancer deaths from 2008 to 2010. Patients were unable to obtain treatment due to unemployment and health care cuts. Researchers used World Health Organizatio...

June 23, 2016

Texas is one of the states in the US that has very strict abortion laws because it is conservative. The Texas House Bill No. 2 (HB2) is an anti-abortion law passed in 2013. The HB2 bill adds several new restrictions to abortion care in Texas. Some of these additional r...

October 15, 2015

By: Linda Jacobs

Many children experience untold stress during and after a divorce. We know stress can cause undue harm to our mental and physical health. Now we understand through much research that a child’s learning ability is also affected. When a child is stressed...

August 22, 2015

By: Janice Tjeng

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson, signed into law both Medicaid and Medicare programs that improved health care justice. These programs expanded health care access for the elderly and the poor, regardless of their race. Fur...

August 20, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

At the Children’s Clinic in Portland, Oregon, parents are talking with their children’s pediatricians about their children’s health and even their own childhood trauma.


A parent’s childhood experience could provide import...

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