“Sitting is the new smoking”

“Sitting is the new smoking.” Around 2 years ago while prepping in the gym with my teammates, our new strength and conditioning coach introduced himself with this bold statement. On initially hearing this quip, I thought our coach had lost the plot. Could you really compare the damaging effects of smoking
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Negative African Stereotypes: Do Africans Live On Trees?

A Stereotype according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment”. Another definition: “To believe unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same”.
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The ABCDE of Melanoma

Melanoma is a common type of skin cancer that has the ability to metastasize (spread from its site of origin to other parts of the body). It arises when melanocytes mutate from their normal state and become cancerous. This change is facilitated by an activating mutation in BRAF kinase (BRAF is
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