The Epidemic Of Obesity

35% of adults age 20+ are obese. This is becoming a severe problem, especially in the United States. What is causing this spike in obesity? How does obesity become an issue in the body? I would like to discuss the background related to this topic. Inflammation and obesity: The issue with obesity usually begins with…
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Cannabinoids In The Body

Legalize marijuana? Medicinal or recreational? Is marijuana good or bad for you? These are the questions our society is currently facing when discussing the legal stance on marijuana. Right now, the legal climate is fairly rocky as some states have decided to legalize this drug for recreational use. However, it is still currently illegal under…
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The Impact Of Concussion

Concussion is starting to be such a prevalent topic in our society. It seems as though we should be able to create better helmets and more pads to protect people from head injury. However, the helmets we have are not adequate to protect us and here is why: Concussion: When a hit to the head…
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How Your Present Can Impact Your Future In Alzheimer’s Disease

Would you ever think that the McDonald’s trip you took earlier today could lead to the development of Alzheimer’s in your future? Well, there are signs that it actually could. I had never thought about over nutrition as a cause of this debilitating disease that impacts the lives of so many, but there is more…
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The Balance Between Environmental And Genetic Factors In Autism

We know that autism is a developmental disorder that impacts communication and social interaction. However, what is the cause of this debilitating disorder that effects so many? We can say for sure that vaccines do not cause autism, but our genes play a significant role in the onset of the disease. Another very important factor…
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