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JUUL should be banned

JUUL should be banned

Ashton McKenzie, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Within the past three years, JUULing has become a phenomenon throughout the middle school, high school and college world. Though meant for adults recovering from smoking, JUUL evolved into a new habit for teens. The craze around the product has created a giant increase in teen vaping and smoking bec...

Truvada offers hope for those at risk of HIV

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

At the end of 2014, about 36.9 million people were living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus worldwide. There are over 1.2 million people living with HIV in the United States. A new treatment called Truvada has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and it is showing great success in the...

Now females of all ages can ‘resort to Plan B’ and other emergency contraceptives

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

On April 5, Judge Edward R. Korman declared that the Food and Drug Administration must make the morning-after pill accessible for females of all ages, prescription or not. This ruling overturned a decision made in 2011, in which Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius required that girls...

FDA connections should not affect women’s health

FDA connections should not affect women's health

Victor Lopez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

While we have a responsibility for our health,  I’m left wondering if possible corruption within the drug industry often prevents us from being well enough informed to begin to carry out this responsibility. At Guilford College, it is said that nearly 50 percent of Guilford’s female populatio...