Tag Archives: physical health

A variety of vegetables in crates being sold at a market.

I Feel It in My Gut

This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. In the mid 1880s, Austrian pediatrician Theodor Escherich discovered the gut flora, noting the impact of Escherichia coli on children’s diarrheal health—a discovery that would forever shape our understanding of human disease and the

What’s Wrong With Physical Education?

PE has historically been de-prioritized in the public education system, which has lead to a devaluation of programs nationwide. It’s important to normalize exercise, as individual and group-level changes can lead to nationwide shifts in physical activity in educational, social, and public health contexts.

Stranger Therapies

Therapy can, but doesn’t always, involve sitting down to talk to a psychologist. From music to hypnosis, other therapies exist to support individuals through physical, mental, and social challenges.