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Ask any average student what is essential for his or hers survival during exam season and its most likely the first answer will be coffee. A great number of students, myself including, go to Starbucks in the evening to get a soothing atmosphere and fuel to prevent us from falling asleep in our notes.

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What do you think of when you hear “cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and gastrointestinal issues”? If your immediate thought is not anorexia nervosa you are not alone. This disorder is much more serious than most people know and a lack of education on this topic is affecting thousands of people every day.

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Many western countries are facing the problem of an increasing divorce rate.  This is unfortunate but it brings about other problems as well.  One of these problems is the effect of joint custody on children.  This means that children are being raised by both parents separately in short periods of time throughout their adolescent years.  A study was done to measure the psychological wellbeing of adolescents through the Leuvens Adolescents and Families Project (LAGO) where 1800 children under joint custody were interviewed each year.  There were many results to this depending on how the cust

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Do kids enjoy playing a sport and more successful when their parents are controlling and get too involved or when parents are supportive and provide positive feedback?

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Everyone knows that homelessness is a problem in urban areas of the United States.  There is often studies done on the rate of homelessness and how they survive but a new study has brought a new side to problems of homeless veterans.  No one has ever really studied the dangers and side effects of living homeless on the psyche of veterans.  The study in this article was carried out through the VA Homeless Operations Management and Evaluation System (HOMES) which is an online program that keeps track of homeless veterans along with the tracking of non-veteran homeless people.   The results sh

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Cyberbullying is fairly common among the younger communities and people have a hard time deciding how to deal with it.

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In the article, “Should Congress Pass Stronger Gun Laws,” the author gives a compelling argument against stronger gun control tied into the safety of women.  The article opens with a story about a women who had her house broken into by two men, one with a foot-long knife.  She used a concealed handgun to injure the man with the knife and caused the other man to flee the scene (Trotter 2013, pp.

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