February 2021

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What Is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

FGM is the practice to remove parts of the external female genitalia, usually from the clitoris, vagina or anus of a female child. It is also known as female circumcision and is the most common form of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the Middle East and North Africa. Although this may be a deeply rooted

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antidepressant

What Is Fluoxetine?

Fluoxetine (floo – ox – eh – teen) is a commonly prescribed antidepressant and is one of the most common antidepressants available in the US. Fluoxetine is an active ingredient in many prescription drugs, including antidepressants, antipsychotics and antidepressants. It is commonly prescribed to treat depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental illnesses

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Aedes aeygypti

What Is The Zika Virus Epidemic?

In 2016, the WHO declared a global health emergency after the Zika virus sparked an epidemic that affected nearly two million people, following an outbreak in Brazil in 2015. Although the virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti), there is also serious concern about sexual transmission. The WHO considers this to be one of

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What Is Homophobia?

Homophobia is the prejudice or discrimination against people who are perceived as homosexual. It often manifests itself through prejudice and discrimination, which can be institutional or informal, such as discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, education and employment. If homophobic discrimination is institutional, it means criminalizing non-heterosexual sexual acts and denying LGBTQ people the

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What Is Paganism?

The negative association of paganism stems from the belief in all the great monotheistic religions of the world. The term helped to remove the modern connotation of “paganism” from its original meaning for people who worshiped false gods. Pagan once referred primarily to people who followed a polytheistic religion, i.e. they observed more than one

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17th century

What Is The Baroque Period?

It may seem strange today to compare the greatest masterpieces of music history with misshapen pearls, but the term “Baroque” today simply refers to the period between the 17th and 18th centuries and the early 19th century. Derived from Portuguese Barroco, or strangely shaped pearl, it was used to describe the musical styles of Bach

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What Is The West African Ebola Epidemic?

According to the World Health Organization, the West African Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in West Africa is the worst outbreak in history and the second worst in the world. More than 28,000 people were infected and 11,000 people died before an international health emergency broke out in June 2016. Most of the cases occurred

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What Is Monogamy?

In biology, monogamy is defined as mating with only one partner for the duration of the mating period. Even this definition is hotly disputed, as many so-called monogamous animals reproduce with a partner other than their partner. Our understanding of monogamy is constantly changing, and while it may seem obvious, there are several competing definitions

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bacteria

What Is Cholera?

Cholera is an acute diarrhea caused by an intestinal infection caused by Vibrio cholerae bacteria. People become ill when they swallow food or water contaminated with choleroid bacteria, such as water from the tap or from the sewage treatment plant. The infection is often mild, but can sometimes be severe and life-threatening, such as diarrhea,

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What Is Ghosting?

The act of ending a romantic relationship or friendship by breaking off contact with another person is ghostly, usually without prior warning or explanation. The most common example of ghost relationships is romantic relationships, which end after the person in the relationship decides not to communicate with you anymore. To be someone’s spiritual also means

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