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Ebola: The US’s Biggest Problem?
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Ebola virus disease, also known as Ebola, is a virus that is transmitted through bodily fluids. After becoming infected, some symptoms that people may experience include fevers, headaches, vomiting, and internal and external bleeding.... (more »)
Fight, and We Will Win!
The 2014 epidemic acknowledged as the “Ebola Outbreak”, is the leading, most widespread, disease documented in history. Ebola is a virulent, lethal disease, evident by fever, and severe internal bleeding. It is spread through the... (more »)
The Importance of Exercise for Teenagers
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The hustle and bustle of the average teenager’s daily life can cause teens to see exercise as an unnecessary hassle and a waste of time. However, those beliefs are far from true. Even teenagers that do not suffer health problems such as... (more »)
The Truth Within A Smile
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Its no secret what a smile can hide, kind of freaky, but a smile within can hide many things. Every feel like lifes not fair, or your just alone and cant handle it anymore and the more you try to pull yourself together you cant find the energy... (more »)
Ebola Rocks the World in Just a Few Short Weeks
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It seems as though every few years, an outbreak of a deadly disease disrupts the flow of regular occurrences briefly. These disruptions last a few months and then go away fairly quickly due to the nature of the virus and medical technology that... (more »)
The Truth Behind the Perfect Photos
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We drown ourselves in the burning pressure to be perfect. We alter, starve, and hurt ourselves, just to match the image we have in mind. But what we don’t see is the corruption found in every picture and magazine, done by the simple click... (more »)
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An Introduction To Yoga
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Yoga is an ascetic discipline that originated in the ancient east - it is not known by whom or specifically where - and was later used in early Vedic period India for meditation and a medium for bringing oneself near to achieving nirvana. It... (more »)
On Bodybuilding
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Bodybuilding, by definition, isn’t an extreme sport. However, if you train with psychological fervor there really are no limitations upon the intensity which you can attain to. Bodybuilding is a sport that has no rules, except during... (more »)
love letter to my body This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
your bones are no longer made of glass your skin of paper and your knuckles no longer raw and the thought of seventh grade no longer makes you gag and those nasty scars from 2011 are finally beginning to fade so i feel it is time to tell... (more »)
1% Survival Rate This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I was born with STXBP2, a genetic condition so rare that it doesn't even have a name. I call it “Trey syndrome.” For a baby to have it, both parents have to carry a gene defect that only affects people of Turkish-German descent. My parents... (more »)
“It’s Not Your Illness” This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Horsham, United Kingdom
“It's not your illness; why is it such a big deal?” But it is. It became my illness. True, I didn't starve myself, but after a while, anorexia claimed us all until my whole family was ruled by it and it seemed to be all we were made up of.... (more »)
smoke This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , newberg, OR
Smoke is elegant Tapering into lacy patterns Giving in to air's sweet suffocation Although The beauty derives from something so beastly Toxins and grotesque nicotine Rolled in a pretty white package It begs for attention To be wrapped in... (more »)
Lasting Scars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , hartland, WI
It was an ordinary winter day. I was in first grade, and my friend Katelyn was in second. We were constructing heaps of snow into an igloo when we heard a powerful bark. A dog I didn't know was wandering in the woods behind my house. I hiked up my... (more »)
Superbugs!?!
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Fighting Invisible Killers, by Kristin Lewis, is a thought provoking article which describes how 11-year-old Addie Rerechich was on the line of dying due to MRSA. Many deadly bacteria can be found lurking in hospitals, playgrounds, malls, and... (more »)
Empty Sounds
By , Brooklyn, NY
Do you know what sadness feels like? It’s when your body is already drowning in an ocean of your own tears but you have to keep swimming to catch your breath because there are people that depend on you. But those same people that depend... (more »)
World's Greatest Fear: Ebola
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Worse than any other type of disease in the world is the Ebola virus which has fast risen from being West Africa's greatest fear to the World's greatest fear after being recognised in Texas. History cannot really place its hand on the... (more »)
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