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New online calculator estimates cardiovascular disease risk - HSPH News

New online calculator estimates cardiovascular disease risk - HSPH News | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
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Very useful tool,  people with a higher risk. This research could help many people to prevent the cardiovascular disease earlier.  This relate to what we did in term 4   

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W.H.O. says alcohol killed 3 million people worldwide in a year | Al Jazeera America

W.H.O. says alcohol killed 3 million people worldwide in a year | Al Jazeera America | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
World Health Organization study finds alcohol claims more lives annually than AIDS, tuberculosis, violence combined
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Gaps in Dealing With Cancer in Teenagers

Gaps in Dealing With Cancer in Teenagers | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Experts see a gap in treatment between pediatric and adult care.
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This article discusses about the worries that teenager have on cancers, how teens are embarrassed about talking about changes in their bodies which may indicate  cancer.We have been study life style disease relates to this. I believe that teens should tell their parents about any changes in their body that could effect their health

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Cholesterol-busting jab for children with family history of heart disease

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A CHEAP cholesterol-busting vaccine which could be given to children with a family history of heart disease is a step closer.

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Facts of Teenage Pregnancy

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Teenage pregnancy is a sin for the society. In most of the developing countries, it is a result of the traditional values of early marriage, as it is considered that a young or teenage girl is more...

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The article is about some facts of teenage pregnancy includeOut of every 10 women, 4 become pregnant before reaching at the age of 20.  It relates to the what we have been discussing in class in that it relates to the unsafe sax what we are studying. As the article says"teenage mother are less likely to go in any educational institutes." which may lead to other problem like increase of unemployment rate.

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john mary's curator insight, May 18, 2013 12:14 AM

Teenage pregnancy is a sin for the society. In most of the developing countries, it is a result of the traditional values of early marriage, as it is considered that a young or teenage girl is more fertile than her adult counterpart.

Ollie Birt's curator insight, May 30, 2014 8:52 PM

This article is very important as it has real life facts about teenage pregnancies. over one million teenage girls around the world become pregnant every year. Giving birth at an early age can effect what happens later in your life and has mostly negative impacts. Society says for teens to lead away from early pregnancies and focus on schooling.

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Study ties teen drinking to addiction problems later in life

Study ties teen drinking to addiction problems later in life | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Does early exposure to alcohol predict a higher risk of developing an addiction in the future? The results of a new research study suggest that drinking...
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This article is about the teenager exposure to alcohol predict a higher risk of developing an addiction in the future. This related to our study because we were studying last term. I fully agree do the statement that the article made, which is the result of most science research shows. I belief that it is not a good idea to begin drinking in a relative young age

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Drunk teen who crashed a car, killing his mate, continued to steal vehicles after the incident

Drunk teen who crashed a car, killing his mate, continued to steal vehicles after the incident | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
A DRUNK 14-year-old hoon who killed his mate while joyriding in a stolen vehicle continued to steal cars and drive without a licence after the crash.
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A 16-year-old boy died from head injuries, The maximum penalty for culpable driving is 20 years. relates what we did in class

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Medical mavericks and heart disease

Medical mavericks and heart disease | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it

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A very good article, instead of helping to prevent heart disease, this article tells us how thinking on heart disease is changing, the cause of it!

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Chris reader's curator insight, November 15, 2013 4:37 AM

this atricle is very good in showing the dietary recommendations of a healthy fit person and how diet is effecting many people around the world with the increase of heart disease and many other cadrio-vascular disease's.

It lets people know what and how to eat healthy to get their health back on the right track

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Teen's Death Exposes Binge Drinking Dangers

Teen's Death Exposes Binge Drinking Dangers | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
When the lifeless body of 16-year-old Julia Gonzalez was found by a passer-by in Pedretti Park in Turlock, California, her death was a mystery that captivated the public and the news media for more than three months.

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the article talked about that binge drinking can be harmful that I agree. and related to our study in the class

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James Oriel's comment, March 18, 2014 7:28 PM
1. This article talks about a 16 year old girl who consumed far to much alcohol and died as a result.
James Oriel's comment, March 18, 2014 7:29 PM
2. This has a lot to do with class because the reason she died was because of alcohol poisoning and that is one of the short term effects of alcohol.
James Oriel's comment, March 18, 2014 7:30 PM
3. I think that alcohol consumption should be carefully monitored.
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Binge drinking focus of 'HAZE' - The Darien News

Binge drinking focus of 'HAZE' - The Darien News | Peter's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it

nBinge drinking focus of 'HAZE'
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"HAZE," a documentary about underage binge drinking, will be screened at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Darien Library.

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The article is about Usually after binge drinking people consume more energy and fat you need for normal life. This relate to what we learn for the class because it is about binge drinking. I agree with that eating more than what you body require to is highly unhealthy because scientist already proved it. As a result, the extra calories could ultimately lead to about gaining 1 kg a week. 

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