Earlier this month, 17-year-old Youth Radio reporter Savannah Robinson did a story for NPR about how the historic California drought was…
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The FDA has approved a daily pill called Pre-Exposure Prophalaxis, or PrEP, which can reduce the risk of HIV infection by 86%. It’s the first and only treatment of its kind, but the Centers for Disease Control recommends caution when prescribing PrEP to adolescents. They’re waiting for final results from medical trials on young people being conducted in cities across the country.
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On a gray and rainy Monday near Oakland’s Lake Merritt, hundreds of people gathered at the The California Climate Leadership Forum to discuss climate initiatives statewide. The event hosted a large number of speakers on the issue of climate change, including California’s Governor Jerry Brown and the President of the University of California, Janet Napolitano.
With top colleges holding applicants to higher standards than ever before, some parents and schools are pushing students to take on even more responsibilities — often at the expense of their sleep and free time. But according to a growing body of research, people learn better if they are given breaks during their day.