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The Opioid Addiction Catastrophe: A Wake Up Call

On 5th July 2020, Ikonkar Manmohan Singh Sandhu, a young 23-year-old boy, died from an opioid overdose in Michigan just months before he was to be married. He is by no means an isolated case in the Indian American community. A small group of doctors are sounding the alarm on the nation’s opioid crisis. Dr.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Hope For 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine, a small stab in the arm and a giant step forward for mankind. This is a triumph. Most vaccines have taken decades to develop, but this vaccine has moved from conception to large-scale implementation within a year. The specific viral RNA sequence required to design the vaccine wasn’t known until January 2020

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Jay Shah’s Harrowing Tale of Fire and Ashes

The day Sept. 15, 2010 started out like any other ordinary day. On most average days, my work usually began at the downtown office; commuting for 45 minutes to be at my desk. Early afternoon at the client’s office I put my cell phone on silence. At around 3 p.m., when I came out of

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15-year-old Aanya Patel Aims to Eliminate Period Poverty

Aanya Patel is just like any other high school sophomore. She is a member of her school band, is part of the volleyball team and loves arts and crafts. Unlike most other high schoolers, however, this 15-year-old from Tampa, Florida, is on a mission. She’s looking to fix ‘period poverty’. Period poverty refers to the

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Holistic Support: How Cranbrook is Boosting Students’ Health and Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cranbrook Schools lock down the “secret sauce” to balancing students’ physical health and emotional well-being as they return to face-to-face learning By Korie Wilkins When Cranbrook Schools officials started talking about a return to face-to-face learning this fall, student health and wellness was at the forefront of the plan. And Aimeclaire Roche, director of Cranbrook

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