Tag: health care

America Needs to Fix its Broken Mental Healthcare System

BY SAVANNAH MARTINCIC In the wake of years of mass shootings, mental illness has become a frequent topic of discussion. However, mental health care in America remains a system that does not meet the needs of some 47.6 million people…

Menstruation Stigma Has to End. Period.

BY SAVANNAH MARTINCIC, CONTRIBUTOR In Kenya, a 14-year-old girl started her period for the first time in the middle of a school day. Later that day, she killed herself.  The Daily Nation, a local newspaper, reported that on Sept. 6…

The rise of student health care

Student Health Advisory Board looks to help at Mason BY RYAN COONEY, STAFF WRITER   The Student Health Advisory Board met for the first time Jan. 24, following a two-year process that involved Mason students, faculty and administrators. Dedicated to…