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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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Dangers of Falling Into Fad Diets in College

University students and weight gain stereotypes have gone together for quite a long time. In the U.S., many new students struggle with the “Freshman 15,” a label describing how easy it is to put on extra weight in school when you’re surrounded by food constantly. Gaining weight in college can also be a problem due […]

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3 Treatments for Mesothelioma

For many people, going to the doctor provides peace of mind that their bodies are in good health, and they are doing what they can to ensure longevity and quality of life. However, just one appointment can change that sense of peace. If you end up with a life-threatening or terminal illness diagnosis, it can […]

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Hydration Dos and Don’ts for Athletes

Coaches and online fitness gurus are always exhorting athletes and followers to stay hydrated. Unfortunately, they don’t often say much about how much or what you should drink, or when. Both too little fluid and too much can be life-threatening. Hydration dos and don’ts for athletes apply to professionals, school athletes, and weekend warriors alike. […]

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4 Things Every College Student Should Know About Eating Disorders

Even under the best of circumstances, student life on a college campus can be difficult and stressful. The burden of classes, reading assignments, presentations, exams, extracurricular activities, and social engagements can become much heavier if one is dealing with an eating disorder as well. Many students struggle to eat healthily during the college years, and […]

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Great Ways to Live Healthy in College

College is hectic. You are required to study hard and lay the foundation for your adult life. It is also exciting, what with all the parties and emerging issues. It can all be so overwhelming that you forget to take care of your health. Your health and wellbeing are your life’s biggest priorities, and nothing […]

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Ways to Stay Busy During Summer Break

For many college students, summer is usually the time to embark on epic adventures with their friends and make the most of their days before school starts back up in the fall. Unfortunately, due to the spread of COVID-19, those carefree summer adventures aren’t exactly in the cards this year. Unlike past summers where the […]

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Battling the College Stress Epidemic

Your future. Final exams. The worst roommate. Debt. Moving away from home for the first time. These and several other issues can overwhelm students with stress, making their lives pained and causing them to crash and burn academically, which happens far more often than you think. The infographic below, Managing the College Stress Epidemic, presents […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Self-Care for Students

College is stressful. Current events have only made the experience more overwhelming. Students have to worry about completing classes at home and whether they’ll be back on campus next semester. All of this pressure can be too much to handle at times. If you’re struggling to cope, read the ultimate guide to self-care for students. […]