The Little Known STI That Can Have Big Consequences

Written for Mediaplanet’s Women’s Health campaign published in Maclean’s magazine in March 2016. The parasitic infection, caused by an organism called Trichomonas vaginalis, is more common than chlamydia and gonorrhea combined. In the U.S., an estimated 3.7 million people have trichomoniasis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but only 30 percent of patients will show signs of […]

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The Preventable Cancer: Why Women Need The HPV Vaccine

Written for Mediaplanet’s Women’s Health campaign published in Maclean’s magazine in March 2016. In 2013, Alison Salinas was in the prime of her life. The 32-year-old public relations professional had just started her own company and was looking forward to what the future held. When she went in for a doctor’s appointment on Halloween that year — following […]

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Aparna Kumar Climbs Antartica’s Highest Peak

News coverage for Global-Indian section of India.com After becoming India’s first civil servant to conquer the highest peak in Antarctica, Uttar Pradesh police officer, Aparna Kumar, is furthering her mission to reach the top of the world. The mountaineer set off on January 6 as part of a 10-member team headed for the highest point […]

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