Health & Wellness

The Nutritional Ethics of Hidden Vegetables

Hiding vegetables in processed foods or from children negative effect on developing healthy eating habits and long-term nutrition.
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The Pink Tax (And Why It’s Time Women Opt for the...

Gender-based pricing is an insidious problem women face at almost every turn, and it won't be solved until companies can be convinced it's not lucrative.
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The Future of Farming: Reconsidering the E. Coli Breakout

Identifying the problems that caused the E. coli outbreak in May might point us towards newer, more sustainable methods of farming.
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The Perils of Globalizing Mental Health

Is the western understanding of mental health and mental illness necessarily the best understanding?
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Insider Talk: Challenging Food Choices

When WeWork decided not to subsidize meat for its employees, critics had a lot to say. But what issue is really at the heart of their criticism?
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In Colorado, The Right to Comprehensive Sex Education

Colorado students are testifying in favor of a bill that would make comprehensive sex education the norm in public schools, but not all parents are happy with the legislation.
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On Meat Eating: Cats, Dogs, and Carnism

Most Westerners are horrified at the idea of eating pet animals like cats and dogs. So why are other animals more acceptable?
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From Picking Fruit to Buying It: The Health of California Farmworkers

When we buy fruit at the grocery store, we often fail to realize the intensive and undervalued human labor that goes into growing and harvesting that fruit.
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The Ethics of Regulating Sperm Donation

With large amounts of the population being born due to sperm donations, questions about family history and siblings are emerging and can be stressful on families and individuals. This article explores if we could or should try to regulate sperm donors?
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Life, Death, and Aging: Debating Radical Life Extension

The majority are opposed to enhancements to slow the aging process and extend lifespans beyond 100 years. What could explain this sentiment?