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What’s Stopping You? Be A Firefighter Paramedic: TCC Students Achieve Success in Atypical Careers!
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What’s Stopping You? Be A Firefighter Paramedic: TCC Students Achieve Success in Atypical Careers!

By Tarrant County College (TCC) - Apr 27 2017


Tarrant County College students break barriers in many ways. For some, it’s surmounting personal challenges; for others, it’s about overcoming society’s expectations. In this month’s “What’s stopping you?” feature, TCC talks to three women finding success in career fields dominated by men. Janet (Jo) Onim Graduate, TCC Fire Academy Firefighter Paramedic, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport […]

Health & Wellness

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Debunking the Mammography Myth Around Family History

By Solis Mammography - Apr 26 2017


Mammography Myth-Busting Written by: Connie Oliver Myth #1: You don’t need to worry about annual screening if you don’t have breast cancer in your family. While research shows a strong link between a woman’s family history of breast cancer and her individual likelihood of being diagnosed herself, the fact that a woman does not have breast […]

Inspiration

The Cost of Inaction
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The Cost of Inaction

By Michele Gooch - Apr 24 2017


It had been six years since he started drinking his pain away. With each passing year he become more full of rage and I more emptied of strength. I was doing all I could do — careful confrontations, strategic conversations, good self-care, lengthy reprieves. Upon reflection, I see that those were all excuses for inaction. […]

Ask Ms. Plaid

Ask Ms. Plaid: Dealing with Passive-Aggressive Behavior
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Ask Ms. Plaid: Dealing with Passive-Aggressive Behavior

By Ms. Plaid - Apr 21 2017


Dear Ms. Plaid: I need help on how best to handle a friend who is always passive aggressive with me. I know she cares about me and our friendship, so why does she exhibit such behavior? – Sincerely, Hurt Feelings Dear Hurt Feelings: According to Wikipedia the definition of passive-aggressive behavior is the following: Passive-aggressive […]