The Guilfordian

NIH and CDC work to overcome opioid epidemic

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

Starting in the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured health care professionals that the use of opioids in prescription painkillers would not lead to widespread abuse of the substance or overdoses. This lead health care professionals to prescribe opioid medicine at higher rates, and misuse of...

Sexuality should not be barrier to donation

Sexuality should not be barrier to donation

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Will you donate blood? Can you donate blood? It’s not as simple as, “Do you have any blood-borne illnesses that could make your blood unusable for our services?” While there are understandable restrictions on donations as it relates to medical conditions, there are some that remain outdated....

Mara Stewart shares work on STD awareness

Mara Stewart shares work on STD awareness

Anna Snider and Shivam Gandhi

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

There were nearly 2 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases reported in Guilford County in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mara Stewart, a senior and sociology and anthropology and health science double major, addressed this issue along with the problem of...