Written by Caitlin Hall on April 28, 2021 Garcinia cambogia was advertised as a “miracle” for weight loss in the US The famous chef Paula Deen and actress Melissa McCarthy lost a tremendous amount of weight thanks to the help of celebrity physician, Dr. Mehmet Oz. The Dr. Oz Show has long been looked to… Continue reading The Commercialized World of Traditional Medicine
by Lauren Earhart In the early nineteenth century, the US slave trade was a major economic driver. Owning healthy, hard-working slaves was considered to be among the most important forms of capital. Additionally, having fertile slaves that could birth and produce more slaves for posterity was vital in order to keep the slave market alive.… Continue reading The Dark History Behind American Gynecology
The United States of America began with a fight for representation. Every moment of this country’s history has been marked with strides towards true freedom for all. Women in America have had to fight for every right that they currently have, and be activists for this cause today. Over the past 150 years, the role… Continue reading Trailblazers of the United States: Elizabeth Blackwell, MD
It’s hot. The air inside is stuffy, and the atmosphere is dull and heavy. The sound of muffled groans, moans, and sniffles can be heard through the flaps of a medical tent. As you enter the path is immediately impeded by cots holding men. They had been crammed into an improbably small space. Too few… Continue reading A glimpse at the woman behind the microscope: Mary Bruce
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