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Too much, too little: Recognizing disordered eating habits

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, students are typically faced with many challenges, some rewarding, and others that give new meaning to the word “stress.” There are many productive ways to deal...
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Energy drinks

Rate this article and enter to winThere’s lots of buzz about energy drinks, pun intended. These caffeine-spiked beverages are available everywhere, from groceries to the checkout counter at your local drugstore.What’s inside?What makes energy...
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Antioxidants

Rate this article and enter to win“Antioxidants” is a buzzword slapped on many food labels now, but what exactly are they and why do we need them?Antioxidants help protect our cells from damage by...
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Commuter student? How to feel at home on campus

Rate this article and enter to winIf you live off campus or take classes online, you may feel disconnected from the college community. You’re not right there on location. You may be significantly older...
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Get your academic act together: Mind tricks for meeting your deadlines

Rate this article and enter to winAre unfinished assignments encroaching on your personal life and mangling your peace of mind? Wondering what happened to your deadline discipline?Staying on top of our workload is about...
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Self-care for colds

The “common” cold can be caused by over 200 viruses. Since there’s no cure, focus on alleviating your symptoms. They usually last between a week and 10 days and include: Sore throat, cough Stuffy nose, sneezing,...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend or family member who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Being a student means joining a community—and within...
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Curb your cravings: Strategies to become a mindful eater

Rate this article and enter to winFood and water are two of the necessities of life. They’re also a big part of how people connect with family and friends, and eating can be a...
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The pursuit of perfection: What is the cost of your high standards?

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s four in the morning, and you’re triple-checking the details of your research proposal or paper. You don’t submit your draft presentation because it’s too rough, even though...
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Your body on exercise

Here are five reasons your body loves physical activity—whether dancing, swimming, playing a sport, walking, biking, or visiting the gym: Regular exercise can act as a cognitive enhancer, promoting creativity. The National Institutes of Health report...