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To smoke or not to smoke

By David Scarpero

November 19, 2003

You want one. You want one when you wake up, even before your eyes snap open in the morning. You want one with your first cup of coffee. You want another one between classes later in the day. You feel this craving until bedtime,...

Blowing steam

By Eva Allen

November 19, 2003

People who have never smoked are clueless about the challenges a smoker faces when trying to kick the habit. It's easy for non-smokers to criticize and to tell smokers about the hazards of smoking and how they should quit-as...

Celebra Te The Dead

By Martha Ramirez

October 29, 2003

Jessica walks up to the altar and kneels down in front of it. She is holding a bowl of fresh fruit filled with apples, strawberries and cantelope that was Tio Juan's favorite; she is offering it to his spirit for it is believed...

Health Awareness: Don’t let the ‘bug’ get you

By Michele Polendey

October 15, 2003

Achoo! Is it raining? Nope. Someone has just sneezed on the back of your neck! Once again, people across the nation are entering the flu season. But not beacause it's getting colder outside. Researchers at the National Institute...

Take the ‘ick’ out of ‘sick’

By Cristian Vasquez

October 15, 2003

Scratchy throat, runny nose, coughing and a high fever are all symptoms people know too well as the cold season gets closer. Taking cold medicine, drinking lots of fluids, getting plenty of rest and taking a couple of days off...

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