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After the devastating typhoon in which Philippines have been strucked with,many people were left homeless without food not shelter.Many people are unable to obtain drinkable water due to its shortages.Many illnesses such ascholera,hepatitis,malaria,dengue fever and typhoid fever can be found in many victims today.Although many doctors and nurses are on scene, The amount of victims that were hit from the typhoon surpase the numbers of doctors therefore many death a occuring from the lack of doctors.Researchers have found out a new parasitic disease which is an epidemic could surge out any mo

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While colonization may not be as present today as in the days of Christopher Columbus, there are people who are still affected by the similar means of abuse from a higher authority. Icíar Bollaín’s Even the Rain shows us that people in Bolivia today face similar issues that the conquered natives faced when the Spanish conquistador Christopher Columbus settled on their land.

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The film Even in the Rain directed by Iciar Bollain (2010) takes place in Bolivia in the year 2000 during what is now infamously known as the Bolivian Water Wars. The film follows a director, Sebastian and his executive producer, Costa as they try to make a persuasive film depicting Columbus’ voyage to the Americas as the start of the obsession with gold, hunt for slaves, and violence against the Natives in the name of Christ. While the two are filming the movie, they are dragged into a revolution against the Bolivian government.

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Are your parents to blame for your drug addiction? The way parents choose to raise their children could have negative effects down the road of adolescence. Researchers Zeinalo et al. (2011) look into the likelihood of a teenager developing an addiction problem regarding their upbringing and conclude their research with an interesting “solution” to the relatively current issue.

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Music is one of the most powerful forms of media depended on by people of all ages, and in my opinion, teenagers in particular. Just a simple melody can evoke such raw emotion and in many cases, help clarify feelings that a person can’t express in their own words. R. MacDonald’s findings of the effect of music on the mind prove that music can actually be used in a medicinal manner. It can have such an intense effect that it can actually calm feelings of anxiety, and increase tolerance to physical, mental or emotional pain.

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Are your parents to blame for your drug addiction? Various psycho-social components could be the cause of a poor upbringing and an increased susceptibility of substance abuse. Researchers Zeinalo et al. (2011) look into this potential cause and conclude their research with an interesting “solution” to the relatively current adolescent drug issue.

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The article ‘India child sex victims 'humiliated'’ posted on the BBC news and written by ‘The US-based Human Right Watched’ discusses about the lack of awareness the country of India has towards children getting abused sexually.  The HRW (Human Rights Watched) reports that children in India whom have been victimized of child sexual abuse are often neglected and humiliated by the police.

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Juh Hyun Shin’s article discuses his experiment of the relationship between nursing staffing and quality of life in nursing homes. Shin conducted an experiment to find the relationship of staff hours and quality of life of the residents as well as the relationship between the types of staff.

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The article, “Being Bullied by Same- versus Other-Sex Peers: Does It Matter for Adolescent Victims?” discusses how it’s not just boys who bully; girls can victimize, too! Some of the more important points are that teenagers of both genders can be affected by same-sex and opposite-sex peers in many different ways. Some of this article’s core concepts revolve around terms like bullying, victimization, and psychosocial adjustments.

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This article looks at the many issues that teens experience while making their transition into the complex world of adulthood. It looks at their moods and reactions to things that accrue in their everyday lives such as loss of friendships depression or unbalanced anger. Parents are having trouble distinguishing when these outbursts really begin to take a tool on the Childs life, and when it is necessary to seek sources other than themselves for help.

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Disney's new Princess Sofia was supposed to be the first princess to represent Hispanic women. However Disney recently posted that Princess Sofia is to represent "multi-cultural" ethnicity's, presenting controversies with Hispanic and other cultural fans who wish to identify with a Disney Princess.

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Why is hydrofracking scrutinized so much when Americans are so dependent on the resource of natural gas? Hydraulic fracturing, or hyrdofracking, is a highly controversial process, which has quite a few possible outcomes; successful extraction of oil or contamination of everyone’s drinking water and destruction of the environment, which is why it is often questioned whether there are even any benefits in this hazardous business.

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     With the Greek economy at an all time low for the country in modern history, Greek students emerging into the Greek job market are going into the worst job market in Europe.  The BBC post on the 29th of May 2013 says that at 64.2% youth unemployment in Greece (between the ages of 16-25 is being called the “crisis generation”) is the cause of much concern for young Greeks in search for a job.

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