When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March of 2010, many immigration advocates were disappointed that the bill left undocumented immigrants out in the cold. While the […]
Cross-posted at PLOS Public Health Perspectives. In hindsight, shoving my hand into a narrow drinking glass wasn’t such a good idea. I learned this the hard way a few years […]
Ethnicity and the Genetics of Glaucoma
More details on the genetics behind dengue-fighting GMosquitos and how Wolbachia bacteria are particularly good at “invading” insect populations.
As some of you probably know by now, this week I’ve joined a talented team of writers over at the PLOS Public Health Blog. I’m excited for this opportunity to […]
Prop37 makes the case that consumers have a right to know if their foods contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Voters also have a right to accurate science behind GMOs.
It seems like every week the news runs a story, based on some new study, that either touts the health benefits or demonizes the hazards of a particular food. One […]
If you’re like me and millions of other Americans you’ve spent this spring being an itchy, sneezing, mucous-y mess. In this week’s Worldwide Wednesday I’m talking about allergies– the immune […]
Like for many young adults, college was an opportunity to “find” myself and, in particular, connect with my Asian Americanness. In fact, one of the first college courses I enrolled […]
According to 2009 CDC figures, only 27% of male teens (age 15-19) had spoken with their parents about abstinence and contraception. A sobering statistic? Maybe. A surprising one? Not really. […]