Vaccines: Powerful Simplicity

Vaccines: Powerful Simplicity

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, governments, citizens, and healthcare workers everywhere turn their hopes to a new vaccine that will stop transmission. This WEEKLY takes a look at different types of vaccines and their manufacture, as well as what kind of...
The ABCs Of Hepatitis

The ABCs Of Hepatitis

Hepatitis Viruses Explained Curing disease is serious business. Lou Reed, the infamous leader of the rock band Velvet Underground, died in 2013 of complications from hepatitis C and liver disease. Death is the most profound fear for people living with hepatitis C, but...
Zika On The Brain

Zika On The Brain

The Latest On The Rise Of Zika The spread of the Zika virus is raising alarm bells in the United States, and Congress has yet to pass any legislation to combat the fight. Zika infections reported in Miami confirm the virus’ stateside arrival, pushing residents to take...
A Big Pain

A Big Pain

The Science Behind Opioids President Obama’s recent plan to fight opioids highlights the dark side of a class of treatments serving a vital need. Opioid pain medications manage the severe short-term or chronic pain of millions of Americans. While these...