Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Marshall islands

  • Nutritional disruption in the Marshall Islands

    Carley TrentmanKansas, United States When one mentions World War II, vivid images come to mind. The controversial decision to use the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki marked the end of the war in 1945. Subsequent testing of  hydrogen bombs occurred in the 1950s on the Marshall Islands, where “Ivy Mike” and “Castle Bravo” were…