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HIV Among Youth

Today’s youth needs age-appropriate HIV prevention education provided by parents, schools, the community and Web-based educational programs. They need to be taught early about HIV prevention in a way that they can understand and use. This includes education about risks and skills to help delay sex and prevent HIV infection. You may ask, Why is this necessary? Here are a ...
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Could your belly prevent you from getting a job?

Just land a job interview? When it comes to getting hired, your body size may play a bigger role than your resume, suggests new research from Bowling Green State University. After grad school applicants went through in-person interviews, candidates with a body mass index north of 25 — the typical cutoff point between “normal” and “overweight” — were 27 percent ...
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The problem with taking too many vitamins

Millions of people swear by vitamin supplements. But many are wasting their time and some could even be harming themselves, argues Dr Chris van Tulleken. In November 1912 a party of three men and 16 dogs set out from a remote base in eastern Antarctica to explore a series of crevasses many hundreds of miles away. Three months later just ...
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