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Tobacco

The gritty truth behind cigars and chewing tobacco

Rate this article and enter to winMost people know about the addictive qualities and cancer risks of cigarettes, but what about cigars and chewing tobacco?Cigars One cigar contains 5–17 grams of tobacco. That can be...
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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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Could you help a friend with an eating disorder?

Eating disorders are serious health conditions that require medical attention and personal and professional support. It’s estimated that in the US, 20 million women and 10 million men will have an eating disorder at...
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Present yourself on paper: Effective résumés and cover letters

Rate this article and enter to winIn this increasingly competitive job market, your first chance to make an impression is often the only one you’ll get. Most employers spend no more than 10 seconds...
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Curing foot-in-mouth disease: Social do’s and dont’s

Rate this article and enter to winPeople: we’re surrounded by them, interact with them, and need them. But sometimes mingling can be a challenging experience! The good news is that the skills necessary can...
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5 ways to get more done

Rate this article and enter to winBased on This is how to be productive; 5 new secrets proven by research by Eric Barker at Barking Up The Wrong TreePrioritiesI don’t have time  =  It’s...
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Think clean, go green: Explore natural alternatives to toxic cleaning products

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent Student Health 101 survey, 55 percent of students said they consider the health effects of cleaning products when deciding which to purchase. Even college campuses are making...
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How to remember what you learn

Rate this article and enter to winAnyone who has taken an exam has likely reached into their memory for that moment when the professor explained a crucial point, and found…nothing. That stuff isn’t necessarily...
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Know your networking needs

The richest people in the world look for networks, and everyone else looks for work—or so it’s been said. Networking can help you find a job, a leadership position, an on-campus research opportunity, and...
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How to look tan without a tanning bed

Rate this article and enter to winWhatever your natural skin color, you may have strong views about tanning (for or against). Here’s what turned things around for an undergraduate at the University of Memphis,...