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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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More and more in society, we are seeing young people suffering from extreme anxiety, being diagnosed with forms of clinical depression, and, in some cases, even committing suicide. In many of these instances, past sexual relationships are what are at the root of these unfortunate down-ward spirals in young adults. Where is this system going wrong?

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Children of divorce are often overlooked regardless of the situation. This study uses the data from Leuvens Adolescents and Families Project (LAGO) for their case that there is a relationship between children of joint physical custody and their general well-being and feelings of depression. The results of this study are not necessarily shocking, but they bring attention to the fact that children are affected by divorce and that it is quite common for those involved to have mixed feelings about their parental situation.

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Hollywood is one of the few industries where there is little to no discrimination between men and women. However, it was not always like this. Barely a century ago, male stars were the main focus of the film industry and women were relatively ignored. It was in this era that Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) began her career. However, having been raised by parents who encouraged her to think for herself, she was outspoken and refused to conform to the Hollywood publicity machine. She was married once, but, after her divorce, decided to live independently and never remarried.

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A closer look at an article that explores the vast amount of reasons casual sex has become so popular in college. This trend may be linked to the behaviors of the people who affect first-year college women.

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A project in Germany called “Youths with Extreme Obesity Study (YES),” is trying to address the issue of obesity in adolescents. This project aims to inform teenagers of the health risks involved in obesity as well as try and solve the issue of obesity in adolescents. Although there are some limitations in this study, some good may result by examining the limited results of the study.

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When we hear stories or read articles about teen depression, there is often a heavy emphasis put on girls. This emphasis is often due to self-esteem issues teen girls have when comparing themselves to impossibly skinny supermodels that embody our society’s image of an attractive woman. Furthermore, teen girls are often more expressive, not only vocally but also with their body language about their depression. I choose to focus more on what makes teen boys depressed because I feel that it is important to take both genders in account when studying an illness.

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Bullying is a serious problem in this country and many schools are trying to create different ways to prevent the frequency of events. However, it is important to consider the role that home life situations play on a child’s attitude towards others.

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Jennie Linn McCormack's life was changed when she was charged with a felony for an at home abortion of a five-month old fetus. Online shopping for abortion pills is a common method of abortion for those who cannot afford the clinics or if there are not any clinics available. However, there are many health issues that can result that are discussed in this article that make one question why clinical abortions are not made affordable and available for everyone.

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