Author Archives: Savij Apichon

Remember to Sleep

Remember to Sleep

Everyday we all strive to reach that optimal performance. Throughout history people have experimented with and learned, through trial and error, the right lifestyle choices required to achieve this level whether it be through exercising, partaking in the right diet, disciplining the mind, living in a favorable environment, or even having the right genetics. Rather… Continue Reading

Why Blood Donations Work

Why Blood Donations Work

It is to no one’s surprise that one of the main issues concerning many Americans as the new year begins is the status and future of healthcare in this country. More specifically, after what has transpired, many feel that the determination of who get what, when, and how in respect to healthcare is becoming more… Continue Reading

The Mystery of Disease

The Mystery of Disease

Recall your last visit to the doctor. You’ve been coughing phlegm for the past five days; your nose has been spewing mucus nonstop. Upon hearing the usual symptoms, your doctor tells you that it’s only a case of the common cold and that the symptoms can easily be alleviated via over-the-counter drugs. Why We Get… Continue Reading

A Farewell to Trans-Fat

A Farewell to Trans-Fat

It is music to the ears for every doctor, every nutritionist, and every health specialist out there. The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is now considering the removal of all traces of trans-fat, the partially hydrogenated oil with direct links to cardiovascular diseases, from all food products. This announcement is not without harsh… Continue Reading

Savij Apichon

Savij Apichon

Hi! I am currently in my third year at UCLA majoring in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. I wish to enter the field of medicine in order to better serve my community by providing better effective care and access. My passion is to advocate for action, especially in the field of health, medicine, and scientific… Continue Reading