Bra-cancer: Is It True?

By Delia Torres-Enciso|October 23, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk around bra-cancer and how going bra free can reduce your risk for breast cancer. Bra-cancer is a term denoting the theory that wearing bras, specifically ones with underwire, may cause breast cancer. This idea

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Portland: Food Allergy Capital of the USA?

By Bridge Staff|October 14, 2014

Dear Students of Vladivostok, Sometimes it seems like everyone in Portland has a food allergy. My sister, for example, recently discovered that she is allergic to chicken. I have a friend who claims to be allergic to melons. Two of

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Letters from America: Navigating Mental Illness

By Jessica Funaro|April 21, 2014

Dear Students of Nouakchott, Here in the United States, mental health diagnoses are on the rise. Presently, depression, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, mood disorders, and eating disorders are the most common diagnoses. Four of the

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