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Teixobactin- A Promising New Antibiotic

Scientists isolated a new class of antibiotics from the soil bacterial species Eleftheria terra using a new form of technology called an iChip. This discovery opens the doors to many other breakthroughs in healthcare technology. It is highly effective, therefore it is extremely proficient in destroying all resistant strains of bacteria. Furthermore, it can provide an Read More

Healthcare Crisis in Prisons

Mental and physical health problems are more prominent in prison populations in comparison to the general public. On average, inmates have significantly higher rates of chronic diseases and illnesses such as hypertension, asthma, arthritis, cervical cancer, and hepatitis (Binswanger, Krueger, & Steiner, 2009). Furthermore, mental healthcare problems are consistently more prevalent in prison populations. The Read More

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