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Make the most of your day: Using technology to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winTechnology is often considered a distraction for college students, especially in the world of social media, which often ends up being a way to waste time. However, other...
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Boost your metabolism while sleeping

Rate this article and enter to winYou’ve probably heard that sleep improves brainpower, your body’s ability to heal, and emotional functioning. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston,...
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The science of choice: Strategies for better health habits

Rate this article and enter to winCollege life is all about freedom and independence. Your decisions—including when to work out and what to eat—are finally your own…right?Maybe not.Our “decisions” are influenced by environmental cues...
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How do you do it?: Explore your safer sex options

Rate this article and enter to winSchool is a time of discovery. Gail Wingate, a nurse practitioner at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, says, “For many students, exploring sexual health is a...
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Do you drink?: Exploring the reasons behind your choices

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re probably familiar with stories about college drinking, but have you ever given much thought to why you choose to drink alcohol or not? The latest research offers...
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Up in smoke: Marijuana laws and why they matter

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is marijuana legalization to you? Is it largely a health issue, a criminal matter, or a question of personal choice? Is medical marijuana a miracle or a...
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Swipe or no swipe?: 5 practical tips for using credit cards

Rate this article and enter to winWhen the cashier asked Lindsey M., a recent graduate of Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, if she wanted to apply for a credit card and receive 10...
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Recharge & refocus: Ways to make time for yourself

Rate this article and enter to winFree time in college can feel fleeting. In a recentStudent Health 101 survey, almost 90 percent of respondents said they at least occasionally feel like they don’t have enough...
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Short & sweat: 5 reasons to ramp up your workout

Rate this article and enter to winAn hour of running or rowing does awesome things to our bodies and minds. But what if we don’t have an hour? What if we could achieve those...
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The pursuit of perfection: What is the cost of your high standards?

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s four in the morning, and you’re triple-checking the verb tense of a Spanish assignment. You don’t hand in a draft of your history paper because it’s too...