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Mycetoma and Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Medical, Scientific, and Moral Duty to Care

By Matt Dias •

By now, most everyone knows that the Zika virus is a menacing global adversary. An array of governmental health agencies, reporters, and infectious disease experts have warned about its ramifications, presented statistical outcomes, and issued travel advisories. 1,465 more words


My Country Values You: The Syrian Refugee Health Crisis

by Sameer H. Ladha•

Some years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Damascus, Syria, as part of a ziyarat, a pilgrimage to visit some of Shi’ite Islam’s most holy shrines. 1,552 more words


The Impact of Cultural Norms on HIV Transmission in Swaziland

by Sarah Bechtel •

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa struggle with high rates of HIV incidence and, more pointedly, struggle to prevent HIV infection. This sub-Saharan region of Africa includes countries such as Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, and Swaziland, all of which qualify as developing countries because of their minimal and arguably insufficient healthcare infrastructure, among other influencing factors. 1,316 more words


Emasculated Society Seeks Strong Man

Full Text (as the whole thing wouldn’t fit as nicely on to the graphic)

30-something SWM seeks silver fox for fun times in a short 4 year relationship (open to another 4 years if things work out). 135 more words


OP/ED Op-Eds: The Best of Winter 2015

With the season more than halfway over, it’s time to once again dig into our favorite songs from shows that have been airing for the past few months. 1,458 more words


Victoria Transport Policy Institute. Spring 2016 Newsletter

This carefully compiled seasonal report from Todd Litman of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute is a fine tool and up to date source guide for researchers and policy makers worldwide. 2,633 more words


A Student Perspective on Staffing Cuts to the Center School's Arts Program.


photo courtesy of Ted Zee

Through most of middle school I was homeschooled. I was artistic and I didn’t learn in a conventional way.

I hated public schools and thought I’d never go back to them. 778 more words

Seattle Public Schools