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Being stalked? 8 ways to help a friend

Rate this article and enter to winWhat are we talking about when we talk about stalking? The word has become a reference to nosing around each other’s Facebook timelines—or to unhealthy but not persistent...
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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the semester with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...
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The 8-hour advantage: Discover the science behind shuteye

Rate this article and enter to winThe value of getting substantial sleep can never be overestimated, especially for busy students. Homework, meetings, and other tasks often seem like they take precedence over a good...
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That thing at the gym?: What it is and how to work it

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever walked into a fitness center and been bewildered by the objects being used? Aside from dumbbells, people are throwing big orbs and swinging handled objects...
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“I only smoke when…”: How casual cigarettes catch up with you

Rate this article and enter to winMany people have a favorite activity to do with friends. But one particular social activity has caught the attention of researchers: social smoking.In a recent Student Health 101 survey, more...
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Seasonal allergies

’Tis the season for allergies! If you find the spring flowers filling your nasal passages and reddening your eyes, you probably have a sensitivity to pollen. Pet dander or other irritants can also disrupt...
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Boost your body confidence: Strategies to improve your self-image

Rate this article and enter to winDeveloping an awareness of your body and caring for it with regular physical activity, nutritious food, and enough sleep can help you stay healthy. But young adults are...
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The reality of romance: 5 tips for maintaining health relationships

Rate this article and enter to winMany of our ideas about relationships come from the people around us. Our friends may make it seem like their romantic connections are consistently “perfect,” posting pictures and...
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Mind your mind: Meditation: How to do nothing and everything

In this column, I’ve shared a few different mindfulness methods to help with stress and difficult situations. The uber-method, the cornerstone of mindfulness practice, is meditation. Many people try meditation and think they “can’t”...
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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we’re constantly told to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but the...