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There’s H.O.P.E for National Food Safety Education Month

There’s H.O.P.E for National Food Safety Education Month

Capriccia Thomas, Health Editor September 14, 2021

Helping our Pioneers understand food safety, healthy food choices, and how to prevent food poisoning. September is Food Safety Education Month, the perfect time to fill up on knowledge about food safety,...

A Global Priority: World Suicide Prevention Day

A Global Priority: World Suicide Prevention Day

Capriccia Thomas, Health Editor September 8, 2021

Although difficult to talk about, it’s important that we have an open dialogue to discuss The 19th annual World Suicide Prevention Day will take place on Sept. 10. This day is a reminder that we all...

Vaccine Rollout Gains Momentum in the United States, Continues to Lag Around The Globe

Vaccine Rollout Gains Momentum in the United States, Continues to Lag Around The Globe

Scarlet Schwenk, Monet Troche April 15, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk, POLITICAL EDITOR; Monet Troche, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Key Takeaways Covid variants spread in California’s Bay Area Biden sets new mass inoculation goal of 200 million by April...

New Form of COVID Vaccine in the Works

New Form of COVID Vaccine in the Works

April 9, 2021

Two companies prepare to launch studies for a new oral form of the vaccine. By Terrence Allen, STAFF WRITER More than 175 million adults have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine in the...

Nurses Needed During Pandemic However Nursing Graduations Delayed

Nurses Needed During Pandemic However Nursing Graduations Delayed

April 4, 2021

[Interview with Dr. Nouredini] Pandemic Has Pushed Back Graduations for Nursing Program Students By Vinnie Witel, CONTRIBUTOR The San Francisco Bay Area was already facing a shortage of nurses...

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“Do I Have Imposter Syndrome Or Am I Just Bad?”

April 4, 2021

By Sarah Rodriguez, CONTRIBUTOR College students face a variety of societal and academic pressures within their day-to-day lives. A common anxiety-induced condition among college students includes something...

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Recent Increase of Vaccine Supply to Guarantee Every American Vaccinated by End of May, Says Biden

Scarlet Schwenk , Political Editor March 5, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk, POLITICAL EDITOR With a sharp increase in vaccine supply in addition to the recent approval of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Biden says all adults should be able...

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COVID-19 Brings Stressful Circumstances for Business Owners

Monet Troche June 30, 2020

By Monet Troche, CONTRIBUTOR COVID-19 and the Shelter-in-Place Order have affected countless lives especially small businesses and professionals. Ana Pain, a restaurant manager at Devino’s Bar and...

Officials provide update on new guidance on Coronavirus

Officials provide update on new guidance on Coronavirus

Kyle Martin, Bay City News Service March 5, 2020

The Santa Clara Public Health Department held a news conference Tuesday to share new guidance and information regarding COVID-19, otherwise known as the novel coronavirus, in front of the Santa Clara...

Community meeting on the healthcare system

By Arwa Dahir, CONTRIBUTOR November 7, 2019

Just like beauty and fashion, health and wellness is not a one-size-fits-all. For African-American women in particular, their health concerns and needs differ from other groups which are not always addressed...

Halloween candy: More tricks than treats?

Halloween candy: More tricks than treats?

By Elijah De Castro, CONTRIBUTOR October 31, 2019

Halloween is a time for people of all ages to dress up and go door to door for candy, but trick-or-treaters may want to be cautious of hazardous tricks in their Halloween treats this year. “I do plan...

Bias training aimed at reducing moratality

By Arwa Dahir, CONTRIBUTOR October 24, 2019

Pregnancy and motherhood can be the most joyous experience in a woman’s life, but for many Black women in the United States, pregnancy is a frustrating experience that subjects them to mistreatment,...

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