Browsing the "Health" Tag

There’s a Vitamin for That.

March 12th, 2012 | by Ben Krawitz

I was raised in a household which encouraged taking vitamins on a daily basis as means to staying healthy.  Vitamins were seen


Part 1: The Ethics of Drug Patenting

March 9th, 2012 | by Naomi Scheinerman

Drug design, development, and distribution present a dynamic dilemma. Patenting drugs protects a company’s hard work while limits others from


Laughter Truly is the Best Medicine

March 7th, 2012 | by Preeta Gupta

In my opinion, one of the greatest benefits of exercising is the relief and respite it provides from stress. Exercise


Does an Ideal Organ Donating System Exist?

February 23rd, 2012 | by Naomi Scheinerman

In the US, 18 patients on the organ waiting list die each day. The US, like every other country except


Beauty Standards and Other Injustices

February 23rd, 2012 | by Michelle Lu

From what I’ve observed and experienced, women go through a lot of hell to be called beautiful, much less feel


Tests Making You Sick? Here’s Why

February 23rd, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

That time of year is upon us once again, but fortunately for most, it is almost over. I’m talking about


“What Are You Doing at the Gym?”

February 20th, 2012 | by Lexie Tourek

A little while ago, I was talking to a recent UM graduate and we got on the subject of the


Roe v. Wade Anniversary

January 23rd, 2012 | by Lexie Tourek

“[Jane Roe] filed suit on behalf of herself and all those women who have in the past at that present


How to Spend Your Money and Why

January 9th, 2012 | by Ben Krawitz

In a bonus track titled “The Ride” off his latest album, Drake gives us a little insight into his life:


More on Body Image

December 7th, 2011 | by Aaron Bekemeyer

One of the blogs I check out most consistently is Sociological Images, a site with a sociological but accessible take on everything from pop culture to high politics. One strength is it confronts the ways culture imagines and pictures gender and bodies, and last week's post on women body images is no exception



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