COVID-19 crushes Black Community

People who are not familiar with the world of medical research are prone to envision studies taking place in laboratories where physicians look through microscopes and measure substances using Beaker conical flasks. The reality of most medical research studies, particularly those related to epidemiology and public health, is that they involve statistical observations. In the…

States/cities putting end to police chokehold

Status of Chokehold Prohibitions in the U.S. The death of George Floyd during a routine arrest by Minneapolis police officers sparked a global movement calling for an end to brutality, racial injustice, and rampant misconduct by law enforcement agencies. George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a veteran officer who placed the full weight of his…

Virtual Volunteering: Feel Good By Doing Good

Feel Good By Doing Good As A Virtual Volunteer: Volunteering doesn’t only do good, it feels good. Altruistic behavior makes people feel better about themselves. With the current  coronavirus pandemic keeping most of the population in lockdown, people are considering opportunities to help others from home. Virtual volunteering is also convenient for individuals with mobility or…