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10p a drink nightclub raises prices after 'binge drinking' backlash - to 25p

10p a drink nightclub raises prices after 'binge drinking' backlash - to 25p | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Mamas Paradise, in the hard-up former steel town of Pontardawe near Swansea, received a slap on the wrist over its knock down deals
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

A club in Swansea, Wales, changing the price of its alcoholic beverages.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We have talked about binge drinking many times and how dangerous it is and the consequences that come with it. By raising the prices of there drinks, this club is making promoting against binge drinking.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel as though other clubs owners should consider doing something similar but as extreme. A rise of price like this one could see clubs going out of business so it is a bit of a balancing act.

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Skin cancer treatment costs rose five times faster than for other cancers - Washington Post

Skin cancer treatment costs rose five times faster than for other cancers - Washington Post | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, the average annual amount spent on skin cancer treatments increased to $8.1 billion.
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

Skin cancer treatment cost rising substantional

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

Once more, we have talked about lifestyle disease and skin cancer is no exception. We have briefly talked about treatment and prevention and this is were the article come into play.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel like the entire Australian population need to see, read and take in the information from this article considering Australia has the highest rates of skin cancer.

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Fried Food Linked to Diabetes and Heart Disease—With an Asterisk - TIME

Fried Food Linked to Diabetes and Heart Disease—With an Asterisk - TIME | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
New Harvard University research has the scoop
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

Fried foods linked to lifestyle disease such as diabetes and heart disease.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

Once again we have been talking about lifestyle disease in class and how certain things can put your level of risk from low to high. In this case it is fried food.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I agree with this article and but feel as though it is almost pointless because virtually everyone knows that fried does the listed things. Nevertheless an informative article.

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Skin cancer at alarming levels in UK

With more than 13000 people are diagnosed every year in the United Kingdom the dramatic rise may be due to an increase in affordable foreign holidays and su...
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

Skin cancer rates in the UK.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We will be talking about all the in's and out's of cancer in the near future.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel this is quite alarming especially for a country were sunny weather is not nearly as common as others. I agree that this rather alarming.

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STD Awareness: Hepatitis B Virus and the HBV Vaccine

STD Awareness: Hepatitis B Virus and the HBV Vaccine | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
The hepatitis viruses all infect the liver. Hepatitis A, B, and C can be transmitted sexually, and hepatitis B is the most likely to be spread this way. HBV is present in vaginal fluids, semen, blood, saliva, and breast milk.
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

Hepatitis B virus and the HBV vaccine

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We have been talking about alcohol and the consequences it can have being drunk. The topic of STD's came up very frequently as being a possible consequence of being drunk.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I agree with this article and I feel that it is a good article doing exactly what it is talking about, spreading awareness of STD's and HBV vaccine's.

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Binge Drinking in Teen Years Could Lead to Lasting Changes in Brain

Binge Drinking in Teen Years Could Lead to Lasting Changes in Brain | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help and hope to the public.
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

The affects of binge drinking on teenagers

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We have been talking about drinking and binge drinking as well as the affects they have on the body. As the title says "Lasting changes in brain" this falls perfectly into this category.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel like this article is very informative and something that young people should be reading and paying attention to and then telling others about.

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Depression linked to heart disease death risk among younger women - Fox News

Depression linked to heart disease death risk among younger women - Fox News | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
A new study from the Journal of the American Heart Association reveals that young women who are moderately or severely depressed have a significantly higher heart disease death risk compared to women who are mentally healthy.
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

A study that depression is linked to heart disease death risk among younger women.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We have been talking about lifestyle disease and how they can be linked to other lifestyle diseases.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel as though this is an interesting article that should be seen by more. It can teach people about how one thing can lead to another if they don't change there lifestyle for the better.

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High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancer - Reuters

High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancer Reuters "In our study we confirm that saturated fat intake was positively associated with breast cancer risk," lead author Sabina Sieri, from the Fondazione IRCCS National Cancer Institute in...
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

High-fat diets being linked to types of breast cancer.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We will be talking about lifestyle decisions soon and the affects it can have on the vulnerability a person can experience of diseases such as breast cancer.

 

3.How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel this article may be a wake up call to many people out there and I agree with what it is saying. I know certain diets and lifestyle decisions can have this affect on people.

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HIV/AIDS Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about AIDS and HIV globally, with a special focus on Africa.
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

HIV/AIDS facts.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We have been talking about the affects of binge drinking and the results that it can have on a person. Again STI's come up often because of this and HIV/AIDS are some of the most commonly known STI's.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel this a very informative article and helpful many parents and teachers to teach young people. I agree with the facts having researched other website like drinking nightmare.gov for similar facts.

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February is Heart Disease Awareness month | Your Lighter Side

February is Heart Disease Awareness month | Your Lighter Side | Che Stubbs Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
The link between gum disease and heart disease is real. And preventable. Periodontal disease—commonly referred to as gum disease—is a silent, painless bacterial infection that is often completely undetected or ignored ...
Che Stubbs's insight:

1. What is this article about?

Februaury being heart disease awareness month and promoting it to more and more people.

 

2. How does this relate to what we have been talking about in class?

We will be talking about lifestyle diseases and this is a disease affected by the way you chosse to life your life. Whether you live a healthy life or a unhealthy life.

 

3. How do I feel about this article?

Do I agree or disagree with what it is saying?

I feel like more people need to read this article so it will raise awareness of heart disease. I agree with what this article says and whta it is about.

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