Syphilis: Back on the Rise and Still Deadly

Syphilis: Back on the Rise and Still Deadly

Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by the treponema pallidum bacteria, is easily treatable by a course of penicillin. The problem is that the disease and its progression often go undetected while the bacterium continues to damage the organs of an infected person. Before the mid-1940’s, there was no known cure for syphilis. Various […]

Foraging Movement Answers Food Security Concerns

Foraging Movement Answers Food Security Concerns

Foraging is a revived cultural movement whose members hunt for and consume wild, uncultivated, and local food. The word conjures visions of African savanna dwellers, wild scavengers roaming the steppes on the hunt for munch-able bunnies, or, more locally, indigent people diving through dumpsters looking for makeshift meals. Recently, however, a growing group of people […]