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Ejection Seats and Our Bodies

By: Michael Chang The world of aviation has always strived to go faster. Soviet and European investors hyped up the world for a commercial supersonic flight with the Concorde and Tupolev projects. American military interests gave birth to the Blackbird project. However, …

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Emergency Procedures

By: Michelle Hua Emergency procedures are uncommon in most people’s daily lives. Because of that, not many people know the exact steps for certain procedures. Although a situation where emergency procedures are needed is rare, it is still better to be prepared. …

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Are GMOs Dangerous?

By: Michelle Hua While many people have the same opinion on most scientific advances, GMOs seem to be one of the topics where the population is evenly split. Although there are valid arguments for both sides, society can’t seem to agree on …

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Air Conditioners

By: Michelle Hua In many places around the world, summer can be unbearably hot. To avoid this problem, most people stay indoors and enjoy the cold environment provided by the air conditioner. Air conditioners are extraordinarily effective in cooling down enclosed areas …

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2 Supplements You Might Want to Reconsider Taking

By: Eileen Guo Research announced that taking calcium and vitamin D supplements together might increase the risk of having a stroke. This finding was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in a review of what’s currently known about the health effects …

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Music’s Effects on Health

By: Michelle Hua Almost everyone loves music: with so many genres to choose from, there’s always something that someone will enjoy. Generally, music is seen as a form of art and/or entertainment. However, music has been shown to benefit people’s health.  Lessening …

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Is It Asthma, Allergies or Both?

By: Eileen Guo Allergic rhinitis and asthma are both common conditions. While exact numbers are hard to pin down, it is estimated that 25 million people in the United States have allergic rhinitis and another 25 million have asthma. While they are …

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Food Poisoning

By: Michelle Hua Food is essential for life- all living organisms need food to produce energy. However, when preparing food, dangerous bacterias can infect the food. The bacterias can range from mildly annoying to deadly. Salmonella is the most common food-related illness. …

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Stress and Sleep

By: Michelle Hua Sleep is an extremely important function for humans. It helps to regenerate cells, improves memory, and repair muscles. Adults need at least seven to nine hours of sleep per night, and younger people need even more. However, many people, …

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Insect and Tick-Transmitted Diseases

By: Michelle Hua As summer vacation starts, more people start camping and traveling. However, some vacation spots where people travel to are home to many insects and arachnids. While they are mostly seen as just a small annoyance, they could also potentially …

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