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Poetry for 61.0 Depression

Let’s start the day over. With me Groping for a ghostly membrane from 1700 miles away Dancing with specters in my kitchen Romancing the walls. Wth you somewhere, anywhere, who cares? Because this empty glass could be full if I closed my eyes. I’m as safe as you’re far away as she keeps her distance, […]

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LET US SLEEP! Open Letter to School Districts

Hi, I’m a 2014 Irondequoit High School grad, and as a member of TALKBACK4Teens, I’m writing to urge you to consider adopting a 9 a.m. school start time. I’m not the person you would expect to be authoring this. I was never someone to complain that school was too early. I’m a morning person, and […]

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Starving Yourself to Achieve the Impossible Figure of Barbie

http://www.stepstorecovery.com/starving-yourself-to-achieve-the-impossible-figure-of-barbie/ Starving Yourself to Achieve the Impossible Figure of Barbie by guest writers Mike Kelly & Amy [Doe] Shockingly, more than two-fifths of girls between first and third grade want to be thinner and more than eight in ten fourth graders are scared of being overweight(1). With these fears starting so young, it is not […]

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How to Manage Your Money

By: Athena Manon With the New Year comes resolutions; stop smoking, lose weight, do better in school, save more, etc. However, without the necessary tools each of these resolutions will never get accomplished. Tools are what enable us to do better and succeed. Without them we are walking blind trying to accomplish our goals. Unfortunately, […]

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Type 2 diabetes: An unexpected slap-down on teenage invincibility

By; Audrey Perkins Type 2 diabetes (T2D), once referred to as adult-onset diabetes, now affects children and adolescents.  While the demographic of individuals living with T2D has expanded, the causes have stayed the same, with increased inactivity, poor dietary choices, and obesity contributing to its widespread occurrence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports […]

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