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Know Your Rights: What Are Miranda Rights?

When you encounter law enforcement officers, you have rights. It's important that you know what they are.

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Transgender Patients Face Special Challenges Related to Health Care

Receiving appropriate health care services can be a challenge for transgender people. Find out where the problems lie and how things are changing.

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Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal in 32 States and Washington, D.C.

Check out this brief overview of the history of same-sex marriage in the US to find out how we got where we are and where are we headed regarding…

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Marijuana DUI: How Marijuana Use Can Be Considered a DUI

The recent arrest of an NFL player for driving under the influence of marijuana has put this little-known crime into the spotlight. Here's what you…

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NFL Domestic Violence Shines a Light on a National Problem

Recent NFL domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and Jonathan Hardy have brought these types of abuse into the spotlight. Find…

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Wearable Health Technology: Health Care Dream or Privacy Nightmare?

Soon, you won’t visit your doctor; instead, you’ll be wearing your “doctor.” We’re moving from physical medicine, to online health, to mobile care (m…

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Washington Redskins Name Controversy: Is the Team Facing a Name Change?

As football season gets underway, the controversy surrounding the name and logo of the Washington team currently known as the “Redskins” will no…

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Stand Your Ground Laws: Are We More or Less Safe?

After the killings of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, the use of Stand Your Ground as a defense to murder has been a hot topic in the news lately.

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Telemedicine: The Future of Health Care

Telemedicine is future medicine. While telemedicine companies are pushing the boundaries—allowing patients to speak with a doctor on their favorite…

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The NFL's Nonprofit Status Challenge

The Internal Revenue Service classifies the National Football League as a nonprofit, and some of its most passionate fans could not be more outraged…

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