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Heroin in the Hills

02/07/2014

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Twins, Photo by James Gardner

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 07:45 p.m. DST, 11 June 2014 CINCINNATI, Ohio — While drug abuse is a long-standing problem in the Appalachia region of the United States, the surge in heroin usage has only been recently documented and is a relatively new phenomena. Most officials attribute the influx of heroin into be rural […]

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Food Insecurity Affects Genetics of Newborns

18/05/2014

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"After Years of Displacement, Mahammid Group Returns to North Darfur" Photo by: United Nations Photo

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 00:25 a.m. DST, 18 May 2014 WEST KIANG, Gambia — The nature versus nurture debate is a compelling and enduring question. Are humans resigned to their instinct and biology, or can their experiences and influences negotiate basic psychology? While the best answers to this dilemma are generally rooted in […]

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Liara’s Campaign | Beauty in its True Form

13/02/2014

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Liara Reclining, Photo by Julian Holtom

Author: Liara, Photographer: Julian Holtom Last Modified: 12:39 p.m. DST, 13 February 2014 UNITED KINGDOM – In a dialogue between acid burn activist, Liara, and the photographer, Julian Holtom, an amazing and inspirational synergy occurred and resulted in a series of portraits which are breathtaking. Liara’s story, her bravery, and her passion are self-evident, but best […]

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Kiss Me, Kiss Me. Kiss Me Not!

22/01/2014

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Black and White Photo of Girl Biting Lips, Photo by Light Play

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02:17 a.m. DST, 22 January 2014 When I came back to the States from Africa in the late 70’s, I was thrown into a school system and culture with which, like many people from different cultures and backgrounds, I was quite unfamiliar. There was the usual lack of cultural sensitivity […]

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Central African Republic’s Tragic Conditions

12/09/2013

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Rebel in northern Central African Republic 02, Photo by Hdptcar

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 21:41 p.m. DST, 12 September 2013 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa – A few United Nations agencies have released new reports that disclose the dire statistics of the current status of the Central African Republic (CAR). Although a peace agreement was reached in January between the national government and the […]

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