Category: Health

Before you get your nails done for Prom…

Read this article: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/11/nyregion/nail-salon-workers-in-nyc-face-hazardous-chemicals.html?_r=0 This is actually the 2nd article in a series published in the New York Times this past weekend.  New York Governor […]

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Faith Healers: Freedom or Abuse?

An obscure religious sect refuses to seek medical attention, even for dying children. Is this a matter of religious freedom or does child welfare trump […]

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Measles and Vaccines

With a measles outbreak at Disneyland, Americans are now back to debating the merits of vaccines. Please read the infograph from the NYT here, and this […]

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Take 2: Ebola – it’s not all bad news.

Let’s try this again.  Ebola is still in the news, especially with a few US state governors implementing their own quarantine procedures.  So let’s read […]

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Should Americans be concerned about Ebola?

Now that one American has died and two more have been diagnosed with Ebola, hysteria inside the US is beginning to rise. But, should Americans […]

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New Year, New World Buzz

Hi MERHS Debaters! Please read the following article for this week’s World Buzz quiz: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/08/13/us/starbucks-workers-scheduling-hours.html?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3Ar%2C%7B%222%22%3A%22RI%3A14%22%7D In recent months, the movement for an increased minimum wage […]

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