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Trump’s Hospital Law

Trump’s Hospital Law

Alan H., Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under News

As Trump was fighting with Congress and Democrats over the issue of the government shutdown, his administrators implemented a new rule that could change health care for the public. Beginning this month, hospitals must publicly reveal the contents of their master prices lists, or chargemasters, online...

Elizabeth Holmes Charged and Indicted with Fraud

Elizabeth Holmes Charged and Indicted with Fraud

Alan H., Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under News

Elizabeth Holmes, the owner and founder of Theranos, was indicted on June 15, 2018, for defrauding investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars and also deceiving hundreds of patients and doctors. Elizabeth Holmes is a nineteen-year-old Stanford University dropout. Her company, Theranos, is the a...

Biobot That Could Save Lives

Biobot That Could Save Lives

Colin M., Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

This butterfly could save lives, and it isn’t even alive. Scientists at Southeast University in Nanjing, China created something called a “bio bot.” It looks like a butterfly, and is made of Hydrogel, iridescent nanocrystals, and a layer of rat heart cells. The nanocrystals have properties simil...

Why Climate Change is Affecting Public Health

Why Climate Change is Affecting Public Health

Bianca Z., Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Climate change is a change in regional or global climate patterns. The main reason climate change happens is because of the greenhouse effect which is the trapping of the sun’s warmth in the lower atmosphere of a planet. Climate change is affecting the public health of people by heat waves, storms...

Zipline’s Blood Delivering Drone

Zipline’s Blood Delivering Drone

Jerry C., Editor - Sci/Tech

April 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Today, it is very difficult to imagine being without hospitals nearby. When they are sick, people can receive treatment within hours, and even minutes! However, in rural areas of Africa and East Asia, it could be difficult, especially when a blood transfer is needed. Sometimes, a certain kind of blood might r...

Reversing Paralysis

Reversing Paralysis

Colin M., Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Paralysis has been a problem that has been around since creatures have been able to walk on land and has ruined many lives. Paralysis causes people to lose control and feeling in the affected area. There are many forms of paralysis such as monoplegia, which only affects one limb, hemiplegia, which aff...

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