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Archit Baskaran

Undergraduate at Northwestern University

A Critique of Ebola Coverage in the Media

Our perceptions of the Ebola crisis have resembled the beginning stages of just one of many stereotyped doomsday pandemic horror film scenarios—the kind that feature humans, infected by some strange virus, transforming into cannibalistic creatures that wreck petty quarantines, precipitating…

0 Comments / 266 View / December 23, 2014

A Groundbreaking Achievement in the Battle Against Malaria

Well, there’s good news and bad news. We’ll start with the bad news. By the time you finish reading this article, it is likely that at least one child somewhere in the world will have perished after an agonizing struggle…

0 Comments / 118 View / August 2, 2014

The Mental Health – Primary Care Schism: An Inconvenient Truth

Adam Lanza, the mentally ill adult who precipitated the 2012 catastrophe at Sandy Hook Elementary School, was not alone. The action of mass shooting followed by suicide has become a far too common one, and one that must be eliminated…

0 Comments / 1004 View / July 29, 2014

Public Health 101: A Breakdown of Intricate Rhetoric

It’s easy to get disoriented when delving into terms like “premium,” “insurance,” and “co-pay.” Most people have at least heard of these terms thrown around in conversation, but do all of us truly understand the broader implications of such discourse…

0 Comments / 402 View / July 25, 2014