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Persad-Bissessar: Make lifestyle changes - Trinidad & Tobago Express

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Persad-Bissessar: Make lifestyle changes Trinidad & Tobago Express “Being largely recognised as lifestyle diseases, NCDs (diabetes, heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, respiratory disease) are preventable and dependent on an individual's...
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Treatment of lifestyle diseases and diabetes can result in sickness and death. The article expands on what is known and how it can affect you aswell as others that consistently surround you.

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Maintaining a healthy body image - MU The Parthenon

Maintaining a healthy body image
MU The Parthenon
We should always feel confident and comfortable in the body we have, even when it's difficult. Even the most confident of people have the occasional body issues.
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This article is an opinion from a normal person trying to persuade and inform others about the right body image and the reasons for the choose.

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HIV and AIDS - Better Health Channel

HIV and AIDS - Better Health Channel | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV is spread in a number of ways including having sex without a condom, and sharing needles and other injecting equipment.
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This Better Health article includes risks of having such diseases and infections to casue the immune system to die throughout time. It gives a list of the symptoms to cause HIV and AIDS.

 

I think that this article refers to anyone that does not have an resonable understanding of HIV/AIDS.

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Teenage pregnancy - Better Health Channel

Teenage pregnancy - Better Health Channel | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it
Fewer young people are giving birth now than in the 1970s. This is most likely because of improvements in sex education, availability of contraception and access to abortion.
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Young women can access pregnancy counselling from an independent trained counsellor who can provide up-to-date information on each pregnancy option and support her in making a free and fully informed decisions.


I think that this article will lighten teenage girls hearts knowing that there is a solution to teenage pregnancy.

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Sexual Decision Making – CSB/SJU

Sexual Decision Making – CSB/SJU | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it

We’ve been hearing a lot about consent, hooking up, and sexual assault around these campuses the last few weeks.  Many people have a hard time engaging in thinking about or conversing about the issues surrounding these topics.  One of the reasons, I believe, is that in order to discuss these topics in an open and honest way, we have to be willing to talk about sex in an open and honest way.

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This article about decision making introduces several paths to take to ensure permision and safe contact between partners. It introduces a consent which means yu cn freely and comfortably decide whether or not to engage in sexual activity of any kind.

 

I think that this article will help teenagers decide whether or not it is a good idea.   

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Student plunges 20ft to her death

Student plunges 20ft to her death | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it

Via Olivia Rose Day
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A 22 year old cheerleader has fallen more than six metres to her death, from the roof of a builder’s warehouse in the middle of the night.

Police suggest that this incident was resulted by alcohol consumption. 

 

This article is effective to all young people that drink alcohol because it outlines a major result which results in death.  

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Sedentary lifestyle responsible for diabetes in younger women - India.Com Health

Sedentary lifestyle responsible for diabetes in younger women - India.Com Health | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it
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Sedentary lifestyle responsible for diabetes in younger women
India.Com Health
While type 1 diabetes is usually genetic, type 2 diabetes is caused more by lifestyle factors.
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This article shares tips and tricks on what to do when diabetes does occur in the age bracket of 40-45 years old. It has legitiment statistics and information regarding diabetes in different age groups.

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Truths of Life : Lifestyle Diseases

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Over decades, due to unhealthy diets, smoking, lack of exercise, and perhaps stress. These are major risk factors for Lifestyle Diseases like, high blood pressure, tobacco addiction, high blood cholesterol, diabetes and obesity ...

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What the article is about-

the article is about how chain reactions can trigger bad influenced life style diseases.

 

How the article relates to what we have been doing in class-

It relates through the topic of lifestyle diseases including-risk factors, diets, cancers, heart disease, diabetes.

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STIs - Sexually Transmissible Infections

STIs - Sexually Transmissible Infections | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it
Think STIs don't happen to people like you? You could have an STI without even knowing as many STIs don't have symptoms.
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This Australian Government article includes resources that explains and identifies what different types of STI's are out there and how to treat them.

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Contraception - choices - Better Health Channel

Contraception - choices - Better Health Channel | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it

Several methods of contraception are available. The method you choose will depend on your general health, lifestyle and relationships. Contraceptives available include physical barriers and devices, hormonal (oral, implant and injectable) methods, sterilisation, emergency and ‘natural’ methods.

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This article suggests and explains various amounts of birth control methods to increase the chances of having a child.

 

This article would be relevent to older teenagers up to adults, it includes methods to prevent child birth and STI's.

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An epidemic is killing American teenagers: Texting while driving - TheNewsTribune.com (blog)

An epidemic is killing American teenagers: Texting while driving - TheNewsTribune.com (blog) | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it
An epidemic is killing American teenagers: Texting while driving TheNewsTribune.com (blog) If a superbug were killing more than 3,000 American teenagers a year and seriously sickening more than 300,000, parents would be screaming for something to...
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This article explains the issues and consequences of teenagers texting whilst driving.  It suggests that even though many teenagers still fight the law about different scenarios -about what should and shouldn't happen, it can be lowered by a significant amount. 

 

I think that this article is very good to convince teenagers that it should not happen any more. It porvides statistics about relevent issues.

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Some Teenagers More Prone to Binge Drinking

Some Teenagers More Prone to Binge Drinking | Jonty Year 9 journal | Scoop.it
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New research helps explain why some teenagers are more prone to drinking alcohol than others. 

The article suggests many different ideas and insights to why teenagers binge drink, it also states the path and effects off what and how it changes your body.

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