The High Cost of Medication: A Critical Piece in the Puzzle of Healthcare Reform Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH One of President Trump’s chief campaign promises was an oath to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. This has proven to be a greater struggle than the President perhaps anticipated, […]

Written by Caitlin Schille We like to think that we critically analyze each choice we make. We like to think that the decisions we make are the result of our own volition and coming to our own conclusions. But you are caught in the trap of your own cognitive biases. […]

Why healthcare coverage is often a meager blanket, and which alternatives are winning new followers Much of the healthcare debate revolves around the uninsured, but those with health insurance are facing a stark reality of their own: insurance is often not the security they need. Employer-sponsored insurance covers half of […]

Written By Caitlin Schille Let’s take a walk back to junior high school and do a refresher course on herpes. Here are some facts about herpes: Is herpes a virus or a bacteria? Herpes is a virus. Viruses are smaller than bacteria and need a living host to survive- such […]

Changing the way your mind works It’s a terrible feeling, trying to go to sleep, only to find that your mind can’t stop thinking about the Super Mario levels you’ve been playing on your phone all day. You see the blocks, the turtles and the coins, and cannot empty your […]