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Neurological Degenerative Diseases Linkage to Commercial Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Manufacturing a Public Environmental Health Concern

    Neurotoxic Environmental Exposures to PCB’s in Neurological Disease Onset Christian Perez PHC6310 Florida International University     Introduction Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) are organic chemical compound mixtures synthesized by man and valued for its ability to insulate products while resistant to burning from high temperatures. The unique properties of PCBs made them ideal for widespread […]

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"The Lessons of My Life" An Education Upgrade

Minutes from being executed in a war-torn country to a trek across west Africa and now to America, my life experiences has taught me how to persevere , work hard, honesty, research and be consistent in what I do. These are some of the combinations of the individual that I am.   There are many […]

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The Inevitability of Weakness In Strength

I remember being a child and alot of people thinking I was overly sensitive. I would point out everything that people around me were doing wrong. Even the smallest things. I was meticulous about my shaming. What people did not know is that I suppressed the real reasoning behind my discontent in fear of seeming […]

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The Benefits of a good life:

Laughter is the Best Medicine The Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter Sure, it’s fun to share a good laugh. But did you know it can actually improve your health? It’s true: laughter is strong medicine. It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter strengthens your […]

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Failing Expectations

I was recently watching an episode of the Cosby Show. Denise, the second eldest daughter played by actress Lisa Bonet, was going off to college. The parents played by Phylicia Rashad and Bill Cosby, did not know that Denise would quit school after freshman year. She went into college thinking that college professors and instructors […]

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A Year as an Honor Society Member

A Year as an Honor Society Member As I complete my Bachelor’s degree and graduate this November, I will take all of my achievements and successes that I have obtained that would not have been possible without the Honor Society.  When I decided to go back to school and pursue my Bachelor’s Degree, I became […]

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5 Ways to Overcome Your Most Common Fears About Work

Article by Susan C. Foster Fear is a response to physical and emotional danger; it should keep us alert and safe. But too much fear about perceived threats just causes anxiety and stress, and at work, it can stall our careers.           Related: How to Confront Your Fear-Based Thoughts Here are five of the most […]

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When a Woman Submits

Submission. It’s a part of life. We are all accountable to someone. We all have authorities who have more knowledge than us about something we are involved in. They serve as a mentor or guide on this Earth. The mentors and guides may come in the form of friends, family, coworkers or people who have […]

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The Girl That No One Knew

Do you wonder if your family members and those that God has assigned to be in your presence (or a person you know) most often know of the gem that you are? Are they simply ignoring your good fortune and not encouraging you to reach for the stars because they cannot see beyond what they […]

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6 things that loss and grief has taught me.

Through loss, I have learnt that it takes some time to adjust and learn to live life without that person and it is okay.There is no right way or wrong way to grieve and it can take a lot of time and support to heal.It is okay to know that: There is no right or wrong time frame for […]

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