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3 Steps To Handle Medical Emergencies at School

Schools place student safety as their top priority, but accidents, illnesses, and injuries can happen at any school at any time. From a bee sting on a child with an allergy to a mishap on the playground or a fight in the hallway, medical emergencies require a planned and rapid response. All educators and staff […]

keep your sanity in college

How to Not Lose Your Mind Working Through College

As a busy and hard-working college student, you’re likely feeling a lot of pressure. It’s challenging going to class, making time for friends, and keeping a job. At times, you might barely get to class on time, let alone finish tying your shoelaces. You’re probably doing everything you can to excel in your studies. After […]

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The Lifelong Effects of Smoking All Young Adults Should Know

According to the CDC, nearly 20 percent of people admitted to trying cigarettes before the age of 18. This trend is very disturbing and must decrease. Perhaps, if we discuss the lifelong effects of smoking, young people will think twice about lighting up. The Lungs Cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that can cause irreparable damage to […]

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5 Ways To Manage Your Asthma While at College

When you suffer from asthma, you need to have control over your environment so that you can limit your exposure to allergens. But if you’re a college student living in the dorms, unfortunately, this level of management is never fully attainable. Student housing is often a breeding ground for germs and allergens, making it very […]

staying safe on campus

Staying Safe On Campus. A New Students Guide

You’ve worked hard and you’ve got the grades, now you’re off to college and nothing can stop you. However, just because you’re heading to college and you’re going to be surrounded by your peers, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take your safety seriously. Theft, assault, burglaries and now COVID-19 has left many students wondering how safe […]

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Student Health: 4 Ways To Stop a Cold Before It Starts

As a college student, there are a lot of things that keep you busy—and all of them require you to be at your best. Whether it be classes, homework, exams, or your extracurricular activities, maintaining your physical and mental well-being is the key to lasting success. However, with a hectic lifestyle such as this, it’s […]

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Easy Morning Routines to Get a Good Start of the Day

Establishing a morning routine that will inspire and motivate you to have a good day is essential for maintaining your mental health. That is why following these useful tips may come in handy when you feel like you’re having a rough period. Wake Up Early One of the best ways you can ensure to have […]

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How to Stay Safe Returning from Parties in College

Right now, partying on and off campus is a bad idea, but as soon as current events die down, those who have been quarantining will be raring to get back onto the party scene.   However, the long period of social distancing and avoiding travel may mean that many students may practice risky behavior going […]

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Easy Tips for Students to Stay Safe on Campus This Fall

With many students returning to campus this fall, it is a perfect time to review a few easy tips for students to stay safe on campus as they return to school for a new semester. Returning to school can already be difficult and intimidating for many and with the pandemic putting a quick to end […]