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18 Jul A Woman for Others

By Dakota Kulis Every Wednesday when I walk into Crossroad Health Center to work as an intern, I can’t help but think about who I am called to be as a Xavier University student: a woman for others. However, over my past three years at Xavier,...

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04 Jul It’s Not Just One Test

By Vidur Tangri  United States of America - a land of freedom and opportunity. These opportunities and a prospect of securing a better future for their children led my parents to immigrate to the States in 2003. Coming from a cultural background where health insurance is...

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13 Jun Broken?

By Nam Yoonsoo Was it broken? I analyzed the chafed skin on my fingers and my soiled palm after the fall, but did not spot any visible bone protrusion points. It was now nearly twenty minutes after I had kicked the muddy soccer ball down the field...

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06 Jun Proactive Prevention

By Usman Mirza There is no doubt whatsoever that prevention of an issue from happening almost always incurs cost savings. In my time volunteering as a pre-medical student at an extremely busy New York City clinic, the aforementioned notion was tried and tested to great effect....

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30 May What Are The True Costs?

By Debra Xiangjun Hayes Navigating the U.S. medical system can be harrowing, daunting and sometimes more challenging than the conditions that plague American systems, especially because the costs of care and healthcare quality vary widely. When further complicated by insurance coverage, its limitations and the changes...

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23 May Broken Promises

By Aamir Hussain At first glance, the Indian Health Services (IHS) appears to be a dream come true for patients concerned with out of pocket healthcare costs. Patients with IHS insurance, a single-payer system guaranteed to all members of federally-recognized Native American tribes, pay $0 co-pays...

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