The Hispanic Paradox

By: Yeeun Lee Numerous studies have shown that lower-income and education status leads to poor health, which is why socioeconomic status is one of the major determinants of health. Studies have also shown that the Hispanic community often struggles with lower pay and educational attainment, yet their healthcare outcomes continue to surpass their higher socioeconomic…

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Long Shaped by Fire, Now Destroyed by It – Australia’s Dangerous New Era

By Yeeun Lee Numerous pictures and videos of helpless Koalas are going around the internet, hinting at the extreme damage the current Australian bushfires are causing to its wildlife. In addition to the tremendous environmental damage, the bushfires also have significant consequences for health. However, many are unaware that bushfires are a normal occurrence in…

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