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Should Medical Marijuana Be Legalised?

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Should Medical Marijuana Be Legalised?

Marijuana is now legal in 18 states in the US for medical use with Massachusetts being the most recent to legalise its prescription and use for medical reasons. Since it was first used nearly 5,000 years ago it has brought a variety of benefits to patients of many diseases and while the drug still has…

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Anorexia Nervosa: Do You Know What It Is?

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Anorexia Nervosa: Do You Know What It Is?

Getting too fat or fear of gaining weight, this is what worries a person suffering from Anorexia Nervosa. It is this fear that makes him or her do two extreme things: not eat enough and exercise too much. A person anorexia nervosa also has a distorted image oh his or her body. Even if the…

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Top 5 Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

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Top 5 Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

It is estimated that 8 million Americans today have an eating disorder. With the continued growing prevalence of eating disorders in America, there is still a lack of knowledge surrounding these life-altering disorders. With awareness comes empowerment, both for those suffering from eating disorders themselves, and for those who can help those suffering individuals. Here…

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Living with Anorexia

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Living with Anorexia

Anorexia is an eating disorder characterised by the sufferer’s irrational fear of weight gain, accompanied by lack of eating, often causing extreme weight loss. Lucy’s story began when she was 13 and started high school. “I was always a little bit chubby growing up, but who isn’t? My friends accepted me for who I was.…

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