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Canadian clinics offer free heroin

» Ronniesia Reed – rreed24@my.apsu.edu Heroin is an extremely addictive drug. Addicts of the drug become willing to do anything to get to it, including putting themselves in harmful conditions. The way the heroin is injected into the body is dangerous as well. Addicts often are not concerned with using ...

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Pregnant women fail to meet ADA coverage requirements

» Kristin Kittell – kkittell@my.apsu.edu If you were to ask a pregnant woman how she was coping with her disability, you would not garner a positive reaction. For most pregnant women, the insinuation pregnancy is anything other than a point of pride and joy would be a personal offense. Pregnancy ...

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NBHAAD calls for Black voices in HIV/AIDS epidemic

» Letter to the Editor by Henderson Hill III, Director of the african american cultural center HIV/AIDS is a crisis out of control in black communities throughout the United States. The continued severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Black communities cannot be underestimated. Our challenge in 2012 is to stem ...

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Pushing abstinence education alone creates adverse effects in impressionable teenagers

» Jenelle Grewell – jgrewell@my.apsu.edu When I started showing my first signs of womanhood, my parents pulled me to the side and gave me a lecture about sex. My father showed me pictures of STD-infected genitalia and my mother told me horror stories about friends of hers who had to ...

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Kentucky church discredits religion with interracial ban

»Ashlie Talley – atalley2@my.apsu.edu Last week in a 9-6 ruling, an all-white church in Tomahawk, Ky put a ban on extending church membership to interracial couples, according to CBS News and the Christian Science Monitor. The congregation lost 25 out of 40 members over the issue. The remaining congregation stated ...

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