Written by Christina Moore, Edited by Nancy Pham Coughing spells at night, vomiting after dinner, and severe fatigue – not symptoms usually associated with a healthy high school freshman. No medical diagnosis could be offered, so the family practitioner prescribed nausea medication to decrease the vomiting, but the fatigue continued and the coughing spells lasted […]Read more "Public Health is…Protecting Ourselves, Protecting Others"
When I tell people that I research gonorrhea, they often wonder why I waste my time: “Isn’t Gonorrhea easily treatable with a quick antibiotic regimen?” The short answer: a tentative yes. Want the fuller answer? Keep reading… Like many other bacteria, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacterium that causes gonorrhea (colloquially known as “the Clap”), has developed […]Read more "Public Health is… Nothing to Clap About"