Coronavirus Strikes Fear

Zoputa Difini, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Boom, boom, boom. The steady thumping repeats over and over in your head. A deep cough escapes your lips as chills sprint down your spine. What you thought was just a cold quickly escalates, ambushing you with fever, headache,...

Paint Branch Students Witness Open Heart Surgery

Israel White, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

A single cut down the chest reveals a beating heart. A chemical infusion quiets it completely before steady hands deliver slick incisions and the process begins. Twenty-five students from the Paint Branch Medical Careers Program...

Life Expectancy Decrease

Israel White, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

After decades of increase, the life expectancy rate in the United States has been on a notable decline for the past three years. According to a recent study by Steven Woolf, a professor of Family Medicine and Population Health,...

Dangerous Lead & Red Meat

Angel Benjamin, News Editor

October 29, 2019

Health, whether physical or mental, is one of the most important aspects of people’s lives. Every day brings new information, new studies, and new theories that can have substantial impact on one’s lifestyle. Red Meat No...

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