Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Some Interesting Articles Thanks to the NY Times

I've been wanting to get these links up for a while now....

A Debilitating Disease That Is Often Unknown - Celiac disease is a somewhat silent and overly-missed-diagnosed disease. It is an extreme gluten intolerance that leaves a person without the ability to even share a sip of water from another person just because that person might have eaten something with gluten hours earlier and drank from the same glass. I would find it impossible to live in Chile with this disease.

The Push to ‘Otherize’ Obama -I found this article on Amanda's blog, and it is great at busting some of the most popular myths against Obama.

Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office -An ESPECIALLY important article for those of us type-A personality, straight-A's all our life, perfectionist-type women who want to kick ass in the real world.

Connecticut Ruling Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Marriage -Congrats Connecticut! It's only the 3rd state to allow same-sex marriage, so we've got a ways to go, but at least it's a step in the right direction.

Cancer Vaccine Used by 25% of Girls 13 to 17 -Article about the Gardisil vaccine used to fight against cervical cancer.

Job Hunting Is, and Isn’t, What It Used to Be -Do you remember looking for a job before everything was on the internet?


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