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Tips for the human body and weird facts to bend the mind

Tips for the human body and weird facts to bend the mind

Jamie Jones, features writer

February 20, 2015

Ever wonder how many atoms make up your body or how long that morning coffee will keep you wired? TKC answers these questions, provides a few healthy pointers and some random facts purely for entertainment.   ...

Don’t be ashamed. Period.

Don’t be ashamed. Period.

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

February 20, 2015

No, Aunt Flow hasn’t come to visit. Neither has cousin Red. It’s not Shark Week, and the crimson wave has not rolled in. I’m just on my period. Obviously, the timing of a girl’s menstrual cycle is almost unknown amongst high schoolers. This monthly occurrence is hidden like a dirty secret by 97 percent of...

Skinny science

Skinny science

Chloë King, web staff

February 18, 2015

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are mental disorders, but they can have many physical affects as well; suffering from an eating disorder can change the way a body works years after the patient it back on track. Bone loss- During teen years the bones are supposed to be developing, but instead ...

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