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Kelsey Davenport
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Kelsey Davenport is from Florida and is majoring in biology at Tufts University.

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Why Hillary Clinton's Message Has Failed to Resonate With Millennial Women

(4) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 5:33 PM

Over the weekend, feminist icons Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright gave stump speeches in support of Hillary Clinton. The pair voiced their frustration with millennial women for not lending more support to the first female candidate with a real chance of becoming president. "There's a special place in...

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Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease

(1) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 11:08 AM

"Would you like me to tell you about our lunch specials? Our soup of the day is the roasted red pepper and it comes with-"

"It's my birthday," my grandmother interjects. "A birthday, how exciting!" our waitress exclaims, but the rest of us look at each other...

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The War Against Polio: It's Not Over Yet

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 5:37 PM

When I was in grade school, I remember looking at pictures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and wondering why someone so powerful was confined to a wheelchair. If he was the president of the United States -- the top dog in the strongest nation in the world -- why couldn't he...

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'Three-Parent Babies' Should Evoke Hope, Not Fear

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 9:10 PM

As you might have heard last month, "three-parent babies" might soon become a living and breathing reality in America. U.S. health officials are examining the possibility of in vitro fertilization techniques using DNA from three people as a solution for genetic illnesses passed down through the mitochondria. Adding a third...

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Lions: The New Endangered Species

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 10:38 AM

For as long as I can remember, lions have been my favorite animal. I'm not sure whether it was due to my love for Aslan in the Chronicles of Narnia or because my horoscope sign is Leo. Maybe it was because I wanted to be in Gryffindor even though I'm...

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