Stay Away from Vitamins and Supplements

Faculty Editor: Professor Jeffrey DaCosta Lining the shelves of the health aisle in convenience and grocery stores are brightly colored bottles with promises designed to draw in browsing customers. Prev...

The Truth Behind Alternative Medicines

Faculty Editor: Dr. Heather Olins Recently, alternative medicines, those not-widely accepted by the mainstream medical community, have come back into vogue. People are resurrecting traditional, sometime...
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Gene Editing: A New Reality

Faculty Editor: Dr. Heather Olins In November of 2018, news broke that a Chinese scientist He Jiankui had performed the first successful genetic modification of human embryos.  He modified the CCR5 gene...

Coral Destruction

Faculty Editor: Professor Jeffrey DaCosta Coral reefs are complex, diverse, and productive structures that have played a crucial role in tropical ocean ecosystems over the past 200 million years.2 ...

The Importance of Vaccine Mandates

Faculty Editor: Professor Heather Olins Since they first made an appearance in medicine, vaccines have been some of the most effective tools for disease prevention worldwide.  However, in ord...

Biotechnology to Help Crops Adjust to Climate Change

Faculty Editor: Professor Heather Olins The absolute greatest controversy in today’s agriculture industry is the production and sale of genetically modified crops, even despite the safe consumption of G...

Human Health Impacts on Climate Change

     Even though the facts supporting climate change are indisputable, it is uncommon to find an average citizen who is genuinely, consistently, and actively worried about the possible effects.  Even though we ...