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Not Just One Less: HPV Vaccine for Males

(43) Comments | Posted September 13, 2012 | 10:18 AM

Many know the jingle "I want to be one less--one less." It is the popular advertisement for the Human Papillomavirus (or HPV) vaccine Gardasil encouraging teenage girls to become one less of the many that have cervical cancer. What many don't know, however, is that "one less" can...

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Online Learning: The Ruin Of Education

(64) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 7:40 PM

I remember my seventh grade science teacher. I remember the jokes she would make and the experiences she would share. Everyone has these memories of their teachers. Yet, soon this will be no more. Soon, kids will be saying that the name of their science teacher was Mac or PC,...

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Accutane: Putting Your Personality At Risk

(13) Comments | Posted March 1, 2012 | 6:28 PM

The teenage years are filled with insecurities. The last thing any teen needs is bad acne. But what would you do to get rid of some horrid pimples? Some turn to Accutane. Accutane is a medication used to treat moderate to severe acne. The medication is taken over an average...

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A Defense Of Holiday Feasts

(2) Comments | Posted December 2, 2011 | 4:37 PM

When the Pilgrims came to America and Thanksgiving was born, it was a time for reflection, reward and thanks. Centuries later, the reflection focuses more on how much one will eat during the holidays, rather than reflecting on what we are thankful for -- a real downer during the holidays.

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Generation 9/11

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2011 | 10:55 AM

Growing up in New York City, the twin towers were an unmistakable landmark not just in the city itself but also in everyone's mind and heart. On September 9,2001, the night before my first day of first grade, my mom and I sat on our terrace together. The terrace faces...

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