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The Science Behind The “Freshman 15”

As you head to college, you’ve probably already heard about the “Freshman 15” on more than one occasion. Some people think it’s a myth that you gain a lot of weight during your first year of college, but for some students, it’s a reality A study by Utah University found that 25% of college students […]

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8 Simple Ways to Spread Kindness in College

As the holidays come and go, one thing we truly hope remains—kindness. The holiday season is typically quite full of generosity, acts of service, and other amiable actions. However, those tend to falter off once the holidays pass. This year keep the season of giving going by following a few of these simple ways to […]

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Nutrition Tips to Have Healthier Holidays

The holidays are upon us and that means that it’s time for some good old-fashioned holiday dinners with family. Research shows that people tend to lose sight of their diets and nutritional needs during this period. It’s probably due to the overabundance of greasy and delicious food that is featured during these dinners. It’s important […]

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Have a Dental Emergency Away from Home? Here’s What to Do

What happens when you are away from home on study abroad or in your first week of college? You might not plan to have a dental emergency while you are away from your hometown dentist, but it can definitely happen. There are various reasons for having a dental emergency, including a toothache from an infection […]

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Helpful Tips for Staying Healthy in the Winter

With flu season right around the corner and final exams soon after, keeping your health in peak condition is of the utmost importance. Dorm rooms and dining halls are breeding grounds for germs, however, and staving off the flu is often easier said than done. Luckily, with these helpful tips for students staying healthy in […]

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Creating a Successful College Workout Plan

College is the place to learn and set up for future career success. This undoubtedly comes with a busy schedule as you try to juggle classes, studying, internships, part-time jobs, club activities, leisure time, and sleep. This atmosphere often causes many students to throw physical health by the wayside. Regular exercise, however, plays a pivotal […]

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Cycling as a Fun Way to Stay Physically Active While in College

College is often titled as the best time of your life. You’re finally independent, you’re figuring out life as an adult, you’re making new friends, and you’re learning all about the things you love. Getting your life in order through college seems like an excellent idea on paper, too. In reality, this is also the […]