A jet plane streaks across a caerulean backdrop, expelling a stream of smoke as it goes. An SUV cruises along the road, leaving a quickly dissipating trail of carbon dioxide in its wake. A coal factory darkens the sky view, interrupting the blue patches with plumes of smog. These are the typical images which come [...]
Eat. Exercise. Study. These are three activities that should become mainstays to students of higher education. From the moment a college student sets foot on campus, the stress of coping with four years of midterms, problem sets, and essay deadlines begins. Besides the pressures of academia, students will also have to face the prospect of making good life decisions which will impact them further down the road.
The geographical spread of diabetes and obesity occurs in many of the areas stricken by poverty. The pertinent question is then, does the impoverished environment cause or at least aid the development of obesity and diabetes, or is this correlation merely coincidental? Type 2 diabetes affects 7.8% of the United States population, which seems small. [...]