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Could the Trump presidency be making Latinos sick?

Researchers have found correlations between the election of Donald Trump and worsening health in the U.S.—especially among Latinos. A new study found a connection between the 2016 presidential election and an increase in preterm births among Latina women…

Technology to track your mental state

New apps and wearable devices are being developed to track psychological health, and experts say that such “mood forecasting” technology could help doctors and friends know when a person is in mental distress. A February 19, 2019 NBC…

Women far outnumber men with PTSD

Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often thought of as combat-related, there are actually far more women than men who suffer from the disorder, which can lead to flashbacks, anxiety, obsessive thoughts, and emotional numbing, as well as…

Service dogs may have soothing effect on vets with PTSD

Dogs have long been touted as great companions. Now there’s growing evidence that they may be therapeutic for military members and veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A July 16, 2018 article in Consumers Advocate profiled…

‘Be an epidemiologist’

Olivia R. Orta, SD ’18, looks at the role that exposure to social toxins, such as violence, plays in health May 22, 2018 – “In utero, probably,” mused Olivia R. Orta, in response to a question about when…

Income inequality, ill health and the tax bill

Professional medical societies representing more than 560,000 doctors have voiced opposition to the Republican tax bill primarily out of concern for its potential negative impact on the health insurance market, according to a November 30, 2017 article in…