Why Does Medication Cost So Much?

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Soylent: Food of the Future?

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The High Cost of Medication: A Critical Piece in the Puzzle of Healthcare Reform Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH One of President Trump’s chief campaign promises was an oath to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. This has proven to be a greater struggle than the President perhaps anticipated, and this struggle has re-opened …

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Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Are you familiar with the relatively new term of “fat-shaming?” Fat-shaming is when people try to make others who fall into the categories of overweight and obese feel badly about themselves and about their bodies. Those staunchly against fat-shaming promote overall body positivity— the idea that all people should feel …

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Unless money is no object, eating smarter often requires shopping smarter Written by Caitlin Schille Ask people what “eating healthy” means, and you’ll probably get varying answers. Some think a healthy diet involves lots of fancy, organic health food from expensive boutique grocery stores. However, it is very possible to eat a healthy diet on …

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Written By Caitlin Schille Let’s take a walk back to junior high school and do a refresher course on herpes. Here are some facts about herpes: Is herpes a virus or a bacteria? Herpes is a virus. Viruses are smaller than bacteria and need a living host to survive- such as your body. Where can …

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46 Ways to Get Moving Written by Caitlin Schille If exercise feels like a chore, switch it up! Physical activity is so much more than going to the gym and putting in a half hour on the treadmill. Any movement is good movement! Read through our list of fun and creative ways to bring some …

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Child chores

Written by Caitlin Schille Most of us can easily recall the days of childhood chores. Maybe your family had a chore chart or chore wheel. Maybe chores were used as a form of punishment—in my family, the threat of weeding the ivy growing over the rock wall in our backyard was enough to correct any …

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soylent meal replacement

Written by Caitlin Schille It seems that Americans love a food and diet trend. From the low-fat craze of the 90s to the Whole30 trend of today, we are always searching for the next new food fad. But this one just seems different. Enter Soylent. Soylent is a brand of meal replacement drinks and powders …

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smartphone separation anxiety

A new study confirms this is a real thing Written by Caitlin Schille  In the modern world, millions of people own smartphones. A smartphone not only takes phone calls and text messages, but it also has capabilities for email, GPS, and a myriad of other functions. As such, people have developed quite a dependence on …

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airline food taste

Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Air travel is already a hassle—bag fees, long lines, cramped seats—and the sub-par airplane food is like a mushy old cherry on top of the melted travel sundae. Over the last several decades, there has been a decline in the amount and quality of food provided on a flight. So what’s …

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How a Simple Change in Thought Process Can Help You Escape American Exercise Norms Written by Caitlin Schille More exercise is a good New Year’s resolution, no doubt, but there is a disconnect—the CDC says only 1 in 5 Americans get the physical activity they need. One experienced researcher says it’s because our reasons for …

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