Articles Tagged "women"

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court decided on Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization, overturning 50 years of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which previously protected the right to healthcare privacy and abortion. States now have the right to set their own abortion laws, which vary enormously between states. For example, under California […]

The United States’ maternal mortality rates, in 2018, were 17.4 deaths per 100,000 births, the highest among developed countries (CDC, 2018; Tikkanen et al., 2020). Addressing these alarming rates, the CDC launched the Hear Her Campaign, which aims to save mothers’ lives by 1) raising awareness of warning signs and the potential for illness/loss of life, […]

Arab Americans are not officially recognized by the United States government as a minority group, which has resulted in not only a failure to accurately document increasing occurrences of discrimination (Awad, 2010), but also in a lack of knowledge about this ethnic group. The juxtaposition of mounting negative media visibility with a general lack of […]

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Apr 15, 2019

Running has been a fervent hobby of mine for over a decade. It is a pastime which I paradoxically find relaxing, as well as a sport through which I test and challenge myself. Running has provided me many benefits over the years, including improved physical health, social connections, and self-confidence. I am a strong believer […]

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