Entries by Jarrah Hodge from 10/2012

Calling It 'Bullying' Doesn't Do Amanda Todd Justice

| Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Calling Amanda Todd's case "bullying" or even "cyberbullying" doesn't do it justice. "Bullying" erases specific social factors and makes it seem like something that you age out of. Adding the "cyber" prefix doesn't necessarily make it more accurate.

Putting Off Pap Tests 'Isn't Worth The Risk': Cervical Cancer Survivor

| Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Pap Awareness Week runs Oct. 22 to 28 and Nanaimo resident Shawnna Taylor is taking the opportunity to remind all B.C. women to get a Pap test when they need it. Taylor, 30, learned the importance of Pap testing the hard way. When she was 28, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer after having gone seven years without a Pap test.