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This year, 3D printers have helped so many in the medical field. Able to print a variety of helpful parts ranging from prosthetic body parts to bridges from a digital file, this invention is truly revolutionary. To achieve shape and dimensions, the printer lays down layers upon layers of material until the finished product is completed. Printed … Read More

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a hereditary disease affecting the respiratory and digestive systems. CF affects the exocrine glands that primarily secrete substances such as mucus that protect us from pathogens. If individuals have CF, their lungs and pancreas produce abnormally thick mucus, which commonly leads to various types of infections and inflammation in body cavities. Presently, there is no cure … Read More

In Singapore, bloody images of damaged organs accompany warnings on cigarette packs. In India, 85% of the surface of a cigarette pack must contain pictorial and text warnings. In the United Kingdom, 40% of the packaging must be a large textual warning. In contrast, the United States has one of the most lenient set of … Read More

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred to as Obamacare, is widely known as the healthcare reform law. However, the ACA also includes lesser-known provisions that bring changes to menu labeling in restaurants and food establishments across the United States. The goal of these menu modifications is to provide more accessible nutritional information for the public and … Read More

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