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Energy drinks

Rate this article and enter to winThere’s lots of buzz about energy drinks, pun intended. These caffeine-spiked beverages are available everywhere, from groceries to the checkout counter at your local drugstore.What’s inside?What makes energy...
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What’s Batman got to do with body image and eating disorders?

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you think of eating disorders, who comes to mind? Probably not the guy lifting weights in the gym for two hours a day, or your buddy who...
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The FoMO phenomenon: Why you may have a fear of missing out

Rate this article and enter to win“Vvvt. Vvvt.” You feel your cell phone vibrate, alerting you to a new status update or text message. No matter that you’re driving; you need to see what...
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The many faces of depression: How to recognize warning signs

Rate this article and enter to winMost people sometimes feel sad or anxious, with these feelings passing within a day or so. So how do you know if someone needs help? When a person...
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Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. A student who parties, gets depressed, and ends up cutting himself may...
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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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Give your heart on Valentine’s Day

More than 120,000 people in the US are waiting for an organ: parents, children, college students, grandparents, and others. By signing up to be an organ donor, you have the power to save a...
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The science of happy: 8 ways to get into the habit

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sport, chocolate—what works? For centuries we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...
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Get up, get going: Quick breakfasts to fuel your day

Rate this article and enter to winAlmost half of the respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey said they make the effort to eat breakfast every day. And according to the old adage, “Breakfast is...