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When is alcohol a problem? How to talk about lower-risk drinking choices

Rate this article and enter to winMost students make healthy decisions when it comes to drinking alcohol, including the more than 20 percent who didn’t drink at all in the last 30 days, according...
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Turn it down a notch

You may like listening to music or podcasts while studying or exercising, but if you’ve got the volume turned way up, you’re doing your ears a disservice. If what you’re listening to can be...
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How to handle a passive-aggressive roommate: Even if it’s you

Rate this article and enter to winA housemate getting passive-aggressive can make you want to move time zones away. You may be familiar with sneak attacks by roommates, like procrastinating on emptying the trash,...
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National minority health month

April is National Minority Health Month, a time for publicly grappling with the health disparities that affect racial and ethnic minorities.What is a health disparity?A health disparity is “a type of health difference that...
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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win Does your New Year’s resolution relate to physical activity or fitness? Maybe you’re thinking in terms of a full-scale fitness renovation or whole body overhaul. If so……how...
Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

Ever feel anxious or overwhelmed? If you’re not a robot, your answer is probably yes. Anxiety isn’t a fun experience, but it’s totally normal. The good news is that there are simple ways to...
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Commit to your future: How exploring your interests can help you reach Your goals

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re ready to jump into extracurricular activities, you might want to slow down first. By doing some research and refining your activities list, you’ll be able to...
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How to eat well in hectic times

Rate this article and enter to winEating healthfully is a lot easier when things are slow-paced. But when is the life of a student mellow?Busy days with irregular schedules can make sitting down to...
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Advertising agendas: How food is marketed

Learning the ins and outs of food marketing can help you distinguish between truly healthy products and overblown claims. Here are some things to know: “Natural” just means no artificial flavors or colors. These foods may...
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Stress effects: Understanding your body’s reaction to tension

Rate this article and enter to winYou may be familiar with how you feel emotionally when under a lot of pressure: overwhelmed, agitated, or depressed. But stress can also manifest in physical ways, for...