About: KatieArnold

Bio: Recent grad with a B.A. in English. I love to write about anything and everything.

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Could Insulin Pills Prevent Diabetes?

Posted on: 05 Jul 2015

There has been a preliminary study by different researchers to try and see if insulin pills could help prevent Type 1 diabetes. According to the researchers, children who have been taking the insulin pills have had a change in their immune systems, and this could help prevent diabetes. For the study, researchers had to recruit those who are at risk of developing the disease. So, the study starts with participants receiving not so great news, but if the pills work the diabetes will at least be delayed for the most…

North Korean Farmers Face Dry Fields from Drought

Posted on: 03 Jul 2015

North Korean farmers are trying to tap into underground water sources as a last ditch effort to help crops. There has been no rain for the farmers, but it is still unclear how bad the drought will be. Sin Ung Hyon, chairman of the Unpha County Farm Management Committee has said, “Because of the drought continuing from last year, lots of land has been damaged.” Critics of North Korea have been saying that the country would much rather spend large sums of money on weapons instead of trying to help…

Hispanic Leaders Say Republican Party Must Condemn Donald Trump

Posted on: 03 Jul 2015

Hispanic leaders want the republican party to condemn Donald Trump for his racist remarks. So far, not many of the GOP have said anything about Trump’s remarks. The only one who seems angry by Trump is Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who is Hispanic. Rubio said Trump’s comments were, “not just offensive and inaccurate, but also divisive.” Trump said Mexican immigrants are, “Bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” Trump said in a message to his supporters that, “My statements have been contorted to…

BP to Pay Record $18.7 Billion to States Affected by Spill

Posted on: 03 Jul 2015

BP and five coastal states have agreed that the oil company will pay $18.7 billion to the states. This is a record breaking agreement and a historic milestone in the Gulf Coast’s recovery. Environmental groups feel as though the government should have helped out for more money. The company will be making payments over a span of 18 years. Jacqueline Savitz, U.S. vice president for Oceana, has said, “The court should not let BP get off the hook without fully compensating Americans for what was lost. A low-end settlement ……

People Love Amy Winehouse Documentary; Except the Family

Posted on: 03 Jul 2015

Critics love the new Amy Winehouse documentary. The film Amy focuses more on how much of a talented singer she was and how she was troubled and not a total mess. However, the Winehouse family doesn’t believe the film is being completely honest. Mitch Winehouse, Amy’s father, says that the film is misleading and that it portrays the family not trying to help Amy. He said, “They have selectively edited what I said to suggest that me and my family were against her getting any kind of treatment. We took her…