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Diagnosing Lyme Disease


Before 1977, Lyme, Connecticut was afflicted with an epidemic: children with skin lesions, headaches, stiff necks, myalgias, arthalgias, and fatigue. These symptoms later developed and months after the brain, heart, and muscular system were affected too. 1,663 more words

Issue 3 (Spring 2015)

CDC admits millions of Americans given cancer virus via polio vaccine

On June 30, 2015, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 277, one of America’s strictest childhood vaccination requirements by eliminating parents’ ability to claim “personal belief” exemptions… 367 more words


Stricter gun control laws lower suicide rate

In U.S.A., more than 50% of the suicides were committed with firearms in 2010 (source: CDC), which is the 10th leading cause of death. Intuitively, you would think that if people who wish to commit suicide do not have access to their desired method of offing themselves, they will find alternatives, right? 252 more words


Health experts promise flu shot is more effective now than in years past

DENVER — Health officials are saying this year’s flu vaccination will be much more effective than in years past.

Last season the flu bug hit hard. 183 more words



Prompt Day #88: A surgeon has secreted something inside a patient during a routine operation. The time has come to remove it. At any price. 713 more words

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Study: 11 Percent Of Americans Believe HTML Is An STD

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta)– More than 1 in 10 Americans believe HTML is a sexually transmitted disease, according to a study.

Eleven percent of those polled thought the programming language used to make websites was actually referring to viruses transmitted through sexual activity, as reported by… 145 more words


Career Center hosts Diversity Networking and Job Fair

Metropolitan State’s Career Development Center is hosting a Diversity Networking and Job Fair at the Minneapolis Campus. The event is 3–5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 on the first floor of the Management Education Center. 119 more words