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Death, Profit, and Grinnell

William Rebelsky is a third year Mathematics, Chemistry, and Economics major at Grinnell College. After Grinnell, he plans to attend graduate school in a mathematically oriented field. Death, Profit, and Grinnell. What do these three things have in common? Influenza pandemics. Over the last century there have been numerous Influenza A pandemics that have killed… Read more Death, Profit, and Grinnell

Nearsighted Normalcy: Evaluating What Frames Our Perspective on Normal Health and Illness

Annie Galloway is a second year undergraduate student at Grinnell College. Most humans want to have full long lives in which they are able to do what they want. Illness interferes with this desire. The Golden Age of American medicine, which created the doctor-as-hero character, promoted the expansion of medical control and the idea that… Read more Nearsighted Normalcy: Evaluating What Frames Our Perspective on Normal Health and Illness