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Gall Bladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness 

February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. Gallbladder Cancer and Cholangiocarcinoma, also known as Bile Duct Cancer, are very rare types of cancer. According to a study done by the American Cancer Society, only about 8,000 people are diagnosed with Bile Duct Cancer a year. As for Gallbladder Cancer, four out of every… Continue reading Gall Bladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness 

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The Voice of the USVI on Campus

Months have passed since Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the United States Virgin Islands; however, to this day the aftermath is still being felt ever since the two Category 5 storms rampaged through the islands September of last year. After the devastating hurricanes, the islanders were left without electricity. The New York Times reported that… Continue reading The Voice of the USVI on Campus

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The Expense of the Alluring Christmas Lights

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; everywhere you go” (Johnny Mathis). The Christmas season is filled with the pine scent of beautiful Christmas trees, gifts with huge bows, smiles, and gorgeous Christmas decorations. However, the most captivating and stunning sight is the Christmas lights. Kids and their parents are thrilled at the display… Continue reading The Expense of the Alluring Christmas Lights

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Future of Editing Baby’s Genes

Genetically engineering embryos used to be science fiction, but with new technology, it has become a growing reality for future parents. For those who wonder if this is ethical, Julian Savulescu from Oxford University proposes to look at the thought of helping your child’s health. According to Science News, online blog, Savulescu compares it to… Continue reading Future of Editing Baby’s Genes

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How Puerto Rico Got Into $74 Billion of Debt

History of Puerto Rico’s Economic Downfall Puerto Rico has been in recent turmoil since Hurricane Irma and Maria hit the island. But truth be told, Puerto Rico has been in an economic crisis for several years now, as they have faced a huge recession. but with 74 billion dollars in debt right now, Puerto Rico… Continue reading How Puerto Rico Got Into $74 Billion of Debt

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Treatment of Puerto Rico As a Territory In Aftermath Of Hurricanes

Puerto Rico has come a long way since the hit of Hurricane Maria. FEMA has reported a month and half after Maria, that 92 percent of cell service has been restored, 41 percent of powers was restored, and 81 percent of citizens now have access to clean water. On Dec. 8, more than two months… Continue reading Treatment of Puerto Rico As a Territory In Aftermath Of Hurricanes

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Puerto Rico Stuck in $74 Billion in Debt

With Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico, leaving much of the island still without power and increasing the spotlight on Puerto Rico’s debt, there are many questions of how the struggling country will dig themselves out of the hole and how will the power and other social issues in the aftermath of… Continue reading Puerto Rico Stuck in $74 Billion in Debt