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By Dorothy Nakiwala Like a culinary historian once stated, “food is culture.” Culture distinctly sets people apart as per their geography and social interaction and so does food. A lot of societal nature is reflected in it’s gastronomy. All over the world, similar foods  have been adapted into different cuisines (from simple and easy to complex) that best suit different cultures, telling

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By MAHARANEE Different cultures have different perceptions and ways of practicing their traditions, norms, and morals. This month’s Student Life article focuses on issues regarding how love and relationship are viewed and expressed in different places. This section was conducted via interviews, and the freedom to speak for their own culture was entitled to each interviewee’s  opinion (please feel free to

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FEBRUARY THEME 2015 EDITORIAL: #FreedomofSpeech #ThinkBeforeYouSpeak

By Belma HALILOVIC With the recent tragic upheaval of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, the right to “freedom of speech” has been brewing in many conversations across the globe. Thus, this has inspired conversation amongst our diverse MPH class and further, the theme for PHIN’s February Edition: Freedom of Speech. As with many unexpected incidents, we are quick to

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JANUARY THEME 2015 EDITORIAL: Millennium Development Goals 2015: Past and Future

By Joanne AMLAG Goals are important. New Year’s Day is a particularly special time in which people all around the world make promises to themselves to fulfill specific goals. For example, I’m sure many of my classmates have made numerous personal goals in the past few days. Goals that probably involve the likes of studying more regularly, working out more

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Editorial JULY 2013

Taming the Shrew BY Sandra Hassan  Cholera causes 100,000 – 130,000 deaths a year. Its transmission relies on drinking water or eating food that has been contaminated by the feces of an infected person.  The cholera bacterium doesn’t need its victims to survive very long; it causes diarrhea and vomiting through which it gets itself out of the host body

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Public Health Perspective

How to Lose Weight by Watching TV BY Allysan Scatterday Upon my return home from France, overwhelmed seemed to be my go-to emotional state. Amongst many things, I was overwhelmed by the fact that my television channel options had instantly multiplied 20 fold. With my return to the world of American television came the reminder of just how many shows out there are

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