Things to Consider Before Receiving Your Next Nail Care

By: Sara Kim Edited By: Sharon E. Chin Research results by the Department of Toxic Substances Control for the California Environmental Protection Agency¬†have revealed several significant health hazards caused by chemicals used in nail and beauty products. Nail salon workers have the highest risk, as they are exposed to fumes from nail polish lacquer for … Read moreThings to Consider Before Receiving Your Next Nail Care

Cancer Survivors Belly Dancing Together

By: Kristine Alarcon In Charlottesville, Virginia, women cancer survivors are belly dancing together at the My Body Raqs class. The belly dancing class was created specifically for cancer survivors to help them cope with movement through gentle dance. Any cancer survivor is welcome after treatment and diagnosis as no dance experience is required and the … Read moreCancer Survivors Belly Dancing Together

Trauma Screening: Creating a Norm in Healthcare

By: Kristine Alarcon Edited By: Sharon E. Chin Traumatic experiences, whether it is domestic violence or childhood abuse, have a serious effect on the mental and physical health of a person. A research team at UCSF is pushing towards making it a norm in primary care to screen for these issues. It is important that … Read moreTrauma Screening: Creating a Norm in Healthcare

Account of a Child Pornography Victim in Iowa

By: Sara Kim Edited by: Sharon E. Chin   Sex trafficking is a silent crime where the voices of victims are not often heard. In order to combat the silence, Linda chose to speak out about her own experiences as a sex trafficking victim. Linda, whose name has been changed for safety reasons, had been … Read moreAccount of a Child Pornography Victim in Iowa

Festival Season May Draw Traffickers to Big Cities

By: Charmaine Santos Edited By: Sharon E. Chin Human trafficking is a looming problem facing many large cities across America. Due to the increased amount of tourism and business gatherings that occur when big cities hold huge annual events, human traffickers hope to capitalize on them; pimps are inconspicuously targeting their next victim in a … Read moreFestival Season May Draw Traffickers to Big Cities