Health & Wellness

Close-up photo of two heads of mini lettuce growing in a field

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.

Earth Day, Lettuce Shortages, and Future Food Crises

Earth Day's theme may have been ending plastic pollution, but many more environmental crises are at hand.
Photograph of "Water Pickup" sign in Flint, Michigan

The United States Government’s Lapsed Duty to Provide Safe Drinking Water

Clean drinking water in the United States is not a guarantee.

Taxing Sugar to Fight Obesity

On the benefits and consequences of a federal sugar tax.

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.

A Post-Antibiotic Era: Antibiotics and Food

The prevalence of antibiotics in food could pose serious public health concerns, including the development of antibiotic-resistant, incurable infections.

Outdoor Exercise Versus Air Pollution

How should communities balance the benefits of exercise with the dangers of air pollution?

Indiana and Its Corn Fields

Corn and soybeans are profitable crops, as evident by their popularity. But have these crops sneakily done more to our lives than simply give us soy butter and popcorn?

The Social Welfare of Child Maltreatment Prevention

Classes teaching parents childrearing techniques have been suggested to reduce rates of maltreatment. But are such approaches enough?

Ethics of “Over-the-Counter” Birth Control

Birth control access has been a long debated issue in the United States. Obtaining birth control methods usually means women must go to a...