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Harm Is More Than Hate and Hurt
What is self harm? What counts as self harm? Why do people do it? Who’s to blame? What do these people look like? Self harm around the world is a growing problem, it’s time to understand the whos, whats, and whys of this issue.... (more »)
How Playing Sports Affects Kids and Teens
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More Than Just A Game Swish. Buzz. Boom. These may just seem like the sounds of sports, but they are the sounds of a life changing. The sound of pure passion. Playing sports can really affect the lives of kids and teens. Studies have shown... (more »)
Why Soda Is Harmful
I’ve had many encounters with soda, and they are the good encounters. I love to drink this stuff, but I don’t always sip it every single day. Some people think it is ok, but really it isn’t. Now I like the fizzy-ness and strong taste, but... (more »)
Issues and Solutions in School
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According to the American psychological Association teenagers have the same anxiety levels as patients in san asylums in the 1950s and many are not being treated for it. This anxiety is either coming from problems in school, problems with... (more »)
Exercise in the Workplace
“Physical activity is an excellent stress-buster and provides other health benefits as well. It also can improve your mood and self-image” (Jon Wickham). These wise words are very true to many people. As school and work become more... (more »)
The American Epidemic This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
     One out of every five kids is overweight by the age of six in the United States. Childhood obesity is an issue that people should acknowledge because according to statistics, the rate is rapidly increasing each year. This... (more »)
Breathe Within Me
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But can you save her? Is there any way she'll be able to breathe again, on her own? Will she... survive? My lungs had collasped for the second time in my life. Once, when I was born. Now, just reaching adulthood, they've decided enough was... (more »)
food dangers
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All kids want to do is eat. about one third of children six to nineteen are obese. Obesity could depend on what you eat and how much you exercise. It could also be specified by gender, race, and age. Some problems could also be paternally... (more »)
You're Not Alone
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When someone has depression then they feel hopeless. It's like they are stumbling around in a dark tunnel and can't see the light at the end. In many cases they will isolate themselves and become more distant. In others, they will hide... (more »)
The Ultimate Battle: The Truth Behind Eating... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
“Here’s your bed,” the nurse said, pointing to the plastic cot in the corner of the room. I just nodded my head and mumbled a pathetic “thank you” as she walked out of my room. I did not want to be here. I... (more »)
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The Correlation Between Sexual Orientation,...
Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24? Members of the LGBT community make up a large portion of that statistic; nearly half of young transgender people have seriously considered taking... (more »)
Stem Cell Research
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Imagine that you are standing next to the person that you love the most. Now imagine that they have just been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a disease that, so far, has been marked as incurable and that causes uncontrollable shaking. They... (more »)
Pressure on Students This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The week has just begun and yet you feel like you’re drowning already. You have to read a few chapters and write a 1,000-word analysis for AP Literature, you were assigned to solve 95 problems in College Algebra and you have to answer a full... (more »)
Students Battle Disorders This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Ever since I can remember, my sock drawer was the top right one in my dresser. My shirts were hung before my pants in my closet, and my carpet was vacuumed three days a week, but not on Thursday. I made my lunch the night before school because... (more »)
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Dear person with eating disorder,   I understand it’s not that easy to decide to be healthy. But, you can decide to get help to get on that track. Here’s why: If you keep this up, there will be consequences. You don’t want to end up... (more »)
Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic that puts kids at risk for diabetes, high-blood pressure, and other future health related illnesses. First Lady Michelle Obama has become the advocate for healthy school lunches, putting regulations on... (more »)
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