Baked Brie, Peanut Butter & Baby Formula: Explaining the Major Food Recalls of 2022

Sarah JieOct 15, 20224 min read
On September 30, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a food safety alert after two kinds of cheese were linked to a listeria outbreak. The cheeses in question? Brie, baked brie, and camembert cheeses made by Old Europe Cheese, Inc. The products were sold under 25 different brand […]

The Future of IUDs in a Post-Dobbs World

Hallie HoffmannOct 15, 20224 min read
The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which eliminated the federal right to abortion has produced more questions than answers. It not only created uncertainty around the future of abortion accessibility and legality, but also around birth control and contraceptives. As states begin to test the […]

It Depends on Dobbs: The Uncertain Future of Abortion in the United States

Margaret RiceApr 10, 20224 min read
The right to choose to have an abortion has been recognized as a constitutional right in the United States for nearly fifty years since Roe v. Wade. However, states have the right to impose restrictions on abortions until the vague point of “viability,” as long as the restriction does not present […]

Taking Aim at the Threat of Bioweapons

Patrick LeeApr 10, 20223 min read
It is an unfortunate enough reality that the world is concerned about the threat of naturally occurring biological hazards, but now there is a real fear that terrible biological weapons may make a reappearance. While many may consider the Covid-19 pandemic to be a “once in a lifetime” tragedy, there is reasonable […]

Racial Disparities in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Katherine GallagherMar 28, 20225 min read
Over the past twenty-five years, the United States has experienced an increasingly devastating opioid crisis.  According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies offered reassurance to the medical community that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers, leading healthcare providers to begin prescribing […]