School is an Absolute Nightmare As an Autistic Person

By NATALIE March 9th, 2018 “School is an absolute nightmare as an autistic person with a speech impediment, bad hearing, bad eyesight, the attention span of a 5-year-old, and horrible memory.” “Natalie, you still gotta bring the sheet.” *silence* “NATALIE?”…

Posture vs Technology: The Battle and The Outcome

By Maria Constantin January 23, 2018 “More often than not, you and others will be sitting with your back naturally bent forward.” We know how staring at our screens affect our eyes negatively but our posture through our spine is…

Cigarettes Are Designed to Get You Addicted

By DHRUV SITAPARA December 1, 2017 “Moreover, nicotine is water soluble, meaning that companies could easily lower the amounts of nicotine in cigarettes, but they don’t. “ Cigarettes are purposefully designed to get people addicted. How are they designed to…

Are We Becoming a Dystopian Science Fiction Book in Real Life?

By ANNALISE SCHULMAN November 10, 2017 “Remember those kooky dystopian science fiction books many of us enjoyed? We have been living them for a little while now, and most people don’t really understand that.” Remember those kooky dystopian science fiction…

You Can’t Actually Multitask

By NEHA KARIYANIYA November 9, 2017 “I know it’s popular to think that you are multi-tasking, but the research is clear that people actually can’t multi-task, with one specific exception.“ One thing at a time – For many years the…

Forgotten Face: Artist Creates Self-Portraits as he Looses Memory to Alzheimers

By ABHAY KINI October 30, 2017 “Before his death in 2007, Utermohlen created a heart-wrenching final series of self-portraits over a roughly 5-year period documenting the gradual decay of his mind due to this crippling disease.“ In 1995, U.K.-based artist…

Why Should You Always “Think Positive”?

By JEANINE JOY October 29, 2017 “Authenticity is an important contributor to good health. Jobs that require emotional labor, such as putting on a positive front even when it is not authentic, lead to worse health outcomes for employees.” Some…

Beyond The Catastrophe: The Impact of Natural Disasters on Mental Health

By Aleeza Chaudhry October 11th, 2017 “But with such catastrophes come a lasting impact on mental health that may take much longer to diminish – post-trauma/disaster stress.“ In light of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the recent monsoon floods in…

The Healthiest AND Cheapest Foods You Should Eat Daily

By PRITI BHATIA September 21, 2017 “Good health is achieved by a complete balanced food which covers our both macro and micro requirement and surely it’s not confined to expensive and exclusive food. There are easy and cheap option available…

Medical School: My Experience and Advice

By SAIMA USMANI August 28, 2017 “Disclaimer: I love medicine and I think it is an honorable field, but it is not a place for people who want to make money. The financial future for doctors, at least in America,…

Cortisol: The Obstacle To Your Fitness Goals

By NAUMAN HUSAIN August 19, 2017 “With summer right around the corner and with work and/or study stress starting to rise as the semester starts, your cortisol levels may be going off the roof, setting you back and prolonging your…

Is Genetically Modified Food Really “Bad” for You?

By KRYSIA OLSZEWSKA August 1, 2017 “Today, roughly 75-80% of foods are genetically modified in the United States. Which begs the question: is that as bad as many people say it is?” What did you eat today? We predict at…

New Healthcare Bill: Takes Away Insurance From Millions of Americans

By REV 21 Staff Writer June 24, 2017 “This bill innately divides America’s health care system into two parts: one in which the healthy and wealthy are provided a system because they can afford it, while the unfortunate citizens who…

13 Reasons Why: Can Media Help Form The Conversation Around Teen Mental Health?

By YANNISE JEAN May 9, 2017 “There is no doubt that the issues discussed can in fact be triggering for some, but in order to help those in need, there must be less stigma within the media.” Netflix broke records…

Hold Up, Cancer, We Need a Cure for Illegal Immigration!

By: SADAF AYAZ April 4th, 2017 “Over the past week, there has been a ruckus of discussion in the science world over Trump’s intention to cut almost 17.8% (nearly $5.8 billion) from the NIH budget. “ In the US, one…

Techies Gather in San Fransisco for an Abortion Access Hackathon

By KRYSIA OLSZEWSKA March 12, 2017 “From March 3rd-5th, over 200 people from across the nation met at an Abortion Access Hackathon, hosted at GitHub headquarters in San Fransisco, to create technological solutions towards the ever-growing problem of abortion accessibility,…