health

09 Mar 2020

What Do Centennials Say About Living Such Long Lives?

by Limus Woods Recently, on February 24th, 2020,  the world’s oldest man died. His name was Mr. Chitetsu Watanabe, he was from Japan, and he’d lived to be 112 years old. I was like “Damn! Do I even wanna live that long??” I guess if I had a good life

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28 Feb 2020

How to Prepare for Coronavirus

One of the hopes when watching China’s coronavirus outbreak was that the harm was exaggerated. However now that San Francisco has declared a state of emergency, we all need to start paying more attention and prepare for coronavirus. According to The Atlantic, Marc Lipsitch, a Harvard University epidemiologist, predicts the

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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09 Dec 2019

The War on Clap: How the Allies Fought VD

by Xan Holbrook There’s a wonderful phrase that the idiot-savants at the British Army Rumour Service, or ARRSe, love to employ to describe something truly invincible. That term is squaddy proof. The thinking goes something like this: you can build something, spend billions testing it in civilian circles, and claim

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06 Dec 2019

The Meditation Generation: Is it Really that Simple to Be Mindful

Meditation has been around for thousands, of years. Most people have a good grasp on what it is. You sit in a quiet space and focus on your breathing, shutting out all thoughts, worries and concerns. It’s something people around the world use to center themselves on tough days, but

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07 Nov 2019

How to Keep Your Office Job from Killing You

Kate Harveston We all must work for the things we need and want to stay happy and healthy. Most of us, anyway. And for many employees, holding down a job means making your living in an office setting. Offices can be a gift and a curse. They’re usually climate-controlled and

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18 Sep 2019

Trump Sold California’s Health to Settle a Petty Score

Donald J. Trump stopped by California Tuesday to reach into pockets and while he was in town with some of his wealthier fans here, he took the opportunity to announce his intention to roll over some state’s rights, which he followed up on the very next day. Wednesday, Trump revoked

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10 Oct 2018

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York

As I’m writing this it has been 20 minutes since police began raiding my neighbor’s crib. This isn’t the first time, but with the daunting cloud of gentrification looming over my neighborhood of Washington Heights I’m positive it’ll be one of the last I’ll experience. I’ve witnessed my fair share

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28 Aug 2018

Now There’s At-Home HIV Testing and PrEP Prescriptions

There are over 16,000 people estimated to be living with HIV in San Francisco and over 100,000 in New York City. While we are decades past the AIDS Crisis of the 1980’s HIV is still being spread. It doesn’t discriminate against Straight/Gay/Bi/Trans people. If you’re having sex, you’re at risk,

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