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The Toll of Multiple Sclerosis

November 28, 2021

Nearly one million people in the US live with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (“What”). MS is a chronic, autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its own central nervous system. Immune cells damage nerve fibers and their fatty … Read more

How Obesity Relates to Income in North Carolina

October 27, 2021

  References for Static Slide Masnick, M. (2011) Age-adjusted obesity rates by U.S. county (2008) [image]. Masnick, M. (2011) Median income by U.S. county (2008) [image]. Hales, C., Carroll, M., Fryar, C., Ogden., C. (2017) Trends in obesity … Read more

Creatine supplementation: for more than muscles

September 27, 2021

Pre-workout, protein powder, creatine. Speak with any frequent gym-goer, and these terms will likely come up. Nutritional supplements are very popular in bodybuilding and other high-intensity athletic endeavors for their physical performance benefits, but new research suggests creatine can do … Read more

Learning the Logistics- Week 2 Reflection

August 30, 2021

The first full week of classes at UNC were a blast… of course content, assignments, and, of course, fun memories. This includes English 105i, Writing in Health in Medicine, with Professor Blom. In Tuesday’s class, we began by dissecting the … Read more