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Post-Pregnancy Headaches

After you’ve delivered your baby, you may think that the rough part is over and that your body will return to normal over the next few months. In most cases, this will be true. But the fluctuation of hormones after you give birth can trigger headaches. You may also experience a headache if you chose to receive an epidural during delivery.

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Extreme Tiredness During Pregnancy

Pregnant women have a glow about them. Many also have dark circles under their eyes. Extreme tiredness during pregnancy is very common. Often, unusual fatigue is one of the first symptoms of pregnancy. This early fatigue is caused by a combination of hormones and other factors. In the majority of expectant mothers, extreme tiredness continues throughout the duration of the pregnancy.

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Still Golden (Girls) After All These Years

It wasn’t long ago that I was laying in a fetal position, a big ball of regret, confusion and hopelessness, on the cold (and dusty) kitchen floor of my studio apartment in New York, located at the mouth of the Lincoln Tunnel. The depression that I have endured since I was a child had come back with a vengeance, testing my strength, resolve and ability to get up off of the floor.

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The Effects of School Violence on Victims

School violence is a part of the larger problem of youth violence. Youth violence is bullying, punching, slapping and using weapons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of 2010, 55.5 million students go to pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in the United States, and another 15 million attend colleges and universities. Violent acts disrupt the learning process and have negative effects on the students.