If you are a dog parent, you know firsthand the benefits that our furry friends can have--they welcome us when we come home, they snuggle with us on the sofa, they guard us from the mailman, and they always bring

Sarah LaFave, RN, is the founder of Lori's Hands, a service-learning organization that pairs college-student volunteers with people living with chronic illness for assistance, companionship, and support. Sarah founded Lori's Hands in honor of her mother, Lori LaFave who was

I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings, those sound of mind and body as well as the infirm --Hippocratic Oath Conscientious objection in health care “is the refusal to perform

Your momma’s so ugly that she literally could be fined for walking in the streets! No, seriously. Not that long ago in America, in the early to mid-1900s, it was illegal to be found ugly in the streets of cities

Some of you may wonder why there are so many fast food restaurants in lower income, predominantly African-American neighborhoods. Everyone needs to eat healthy food,  and everyone should eat fruits and vegetables, but not everyone has access to fresh produce and

Last month, I read an article on NPR that explored how voters with disabilities are fighting for more accessible polling places. Many people, all over the country, experience significant challenges voting because of accessibility even though there are laws and

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