Angela Lin

On the bottom right, a person with their brain drawn holds their head thinking of a past incident where another person hit them with a soccer ball (drawn top left). Calendar pages are drawn across the illustration diagonally.

A Lasting Impact: Post-Concussion Syndrome

While most people recover from concussions within a couple of weeks, about half of concussion patients report symptoms for multiple months, with 10-15% of them reporting symptoms for more than a year after a head injury. When concussion symptoms last for longer than expected, it’s called post-concussion syndrome (PCS).

Illustration of Dr. Marie Maynard Daly in a lab coat in front of a DNA strand. Chemical structures of adenine, cytosine, guanine, and thymine in the background.

Leaders in Early Science: Dr. Marie Maynard Daly

Dr. Marie Maynard Daly was an American biochemist who characterized DNA modulators, identified key breakthroughs in cardiology, and worked to reduce barriers for other Black scientists.

Common sources for antioxidants (e.g. broccoli) are dressed as superheroes catching a free radical drawn as a robber holding a bag of electrons.

Antioxidants in Action

The word “antioxidants” has cropped up in many places—it’s on labels and menus advertising the health benefits of foods and drinks, and lots of nutrition recipes name it as one of their perks. But what do antioxidants actually do, and how do they affect our bodies?

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Yawning, a Common Contagion

We all know the sudden feeling of drowsiness and an urge to strongly exhale. Yawning happens countless times throughout the human lifespan and often doesn’t warrant a second thought.