But researchers at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston, Texas, say government data do not reflect what the media and politicians have said about the magnitude of the epidemic.
Whether college is or isn't in the cards for you, don't stress about it too much! Only you have the ability to know what you want to do with your life, and if you don't have it figured out yet that's ok too.
Choosing an IUD as a contraceptive device can be a difficult decision. Despite the device’s proven effectiveness, some women may not know fact from fiction. We’re here to set you straight and debunk some of the biggest misconceptions surrounding IUDs.
Chucking it all and finding yourself while relocating to an exotic locale is living the dream, right? Or is it? Consider these insights from someone who has actually done it--more than once.
Never be afraid to ever say, "I have no idea what you're going through." Try to be someone's perception of light, in an all too often misconceived dim world.
Because there's SO much more to Brazil than soccer and Carnival.
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When it comes to doling out advice on stock market trading, there are plenty of experts who are willing to tell people the "best" ways to do things.
Over the years, we've heard many myths and misconceptions about food. To make matters worse, we end up believing them and then ruin the reputation of our favorite foods. But as they say, knowledge is power.
We think we know all about Iranians, having seen "Argo," "Homeland" and myriad other media consistently feeding us a narrative of "dangerous Iranians," but there is a lot that Americans and many in the West are unclear about.
I'm tired of the bias.
From looking at what makes someone an introvert to talking to introverts about how do they navigate their social and personal relationships, we looked at being an introvert in today's world of extroverts. Take a look at some of these conversations.
These are the facts: stuttering is not caused by psychological trauma, unsupportive parenting or mental neurosis. Rather, stuttering is a genetically influenced, neurological condition.
It frustrates me as an Arab American to see that we are portrayed in a way that is far away from reality, and no matter how hard Arabs and/or Muslims are trying to fight these misconceptions, it is still really a challenge to erase them knowing how effective the media is on every household.
I've noticed that most people listening to "Serial" don't know some key facts about the criminal justice system. Here are some of the most common misconceptions I've noticed about people's comprehension of the legal system which ultimately we are all beholden to.
This year, since the flu shot may not contain the proper viral particles, everyone, but especially those with compromised immune systems, needs to be more aware of their risk for developing the flu. Here are five tips to be a flu survivor this season.
Africa is a continent with over a billion people, who live in more than 50 different countries and speak more than 2,000 different languages. There are definitely large cultural groupings, and many Africans feel some sense of unity, but it is really an incredibly diverse place.