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As a risk factor for six of the eight leading causes of death in the world, tobacco-use has quickly evolved from an after work pleasure into a…

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Question: What did the recent hurricanes do to the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico? Did the massive winds and tides do anything to help oxyg…

Most fans, when they think of a sport, think of the amount of intense physical training that athletes go through to prepare for peak levels of…

Friedrich Nietzsche is likely one of the most famous philosophers, among other things, in recent history. His words, “God is dead,” have echoe…

In 2017, I wrote a column about how there were compelling and thoughtful reasons why many Americans voted for Donald Trump. One of those reaso…

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This past week, a photo has been circulating around the internet that has captured the attention of Twitter.

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It’s been quite a while since I have written and shared a recipe, and I think it’s about time that that changed! I have also recently taken an…

A short while ago, the United States began removing troops from northeastern Syria in anticipation of a Turkish offensive. This mostly Kurdish…

Recently we have been seeing more coverage than usual in the local Knoxville media about sexual harassment, stalking and sexual assault. I hav…

When I was younger, I remember seeing toys and thinking the higher-priced toys were the better ones. I thought because the toy cost more, the …

Welcome to Let’s Talk About It, the column where we answer questions posed by our readers regarding sex, sexuality, gender and related topics,…

Tuesday, Oct. 1 marked the 70th celebration of “National Day” in the People’s Republic of China, commemorating 70 years since the birth of the…

The New England Patriots have had, undoubtedly, the single greatest 20-year run in sports history. At the heart of this are two pioneers: Tom …

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