The Perspective
Fall 2011
Risky Business

Nature’s hitchhikers can wreak havoc

You found the perfect couch at a flea market, hauled it home and now you’re itching like crazy. It’s important to remember that when you buy used furniture, you might bring home more than you bargained for. Your purchase could have squatters… bed bugs. Read more.

Warning: Alternative smoking products may be even more hazardous to your health

Several new tobacco products are emerging as the smoke-free movement spreads across the nation. While many of these products look or sound less threatening than traditional tobacco products, they still contain nicotine and produce toxins that are bad for you. Read more.

Teens face ‘real life’ consequences of unprotected sex

Unprotected sex, especially among teens, can have permanent and lifelong consequences. And we’re not just talking about the health consequences of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) or an unwanted pregnancy, which are plenty. There are socio-economic implications, as well as daunting stigmas, associated with the spread of STDs and teen pregnancies. Read more.

New & Noteworthy

Watch our new video series featuring the “Faces of AIDS”; step out from Neon to Nature using our new online tracking tool; and make sure to follow our steps to safely prepare your holiday bird. Read more.

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