We are still in the midst of an HIV epidemic and we must not forget this: bring the ice bucket on Growing up in the South Bronx I saw many individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS, although I was a bit young to understand that. However, it stayed in my consciousness and in
This week marks the 49th Anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare. On July 30th, 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare Bill into Law at the Harry S. Truman Library in order to improve the state of health care in the United States. Forty-five years later the Affordable Care Act
A tale of two "public health" Cities in response to AIDS Let us start with the conclusion in terms of reaching a world without AIDS: science must intersect with and be married to social justice. The two worlds of public health science and community response need to be synchronized and interdependent.
While in-flight magazines are not always thought of as the highlight of the journey, I have grown to slightly look forward to the 15 minutes post take off where I am not yet allowed to turn on my laptop so instead I peruse the in-flight magazines. I always skip to
Saudade: a deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. The study of linguistics has intrigued me ever since I was little because I grew up learning English and Spanish at the same time. I sometimes would find myself pausing to