Category Archives: Student health

How to avoid holiday weight gain

Cookies and candies and cocoa … oh my! Nothing says the holidays like the extra five pounds of eggnog and peppermint chocolates that we pack on from Thanksgiving through the New Year. Want to not have to ask Santa for … Continue reading

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Health tips for the holiday season—how to avoid getting sick

You know you need to get that flu shot. And you try to sneeze into your elbow and wash your hands regularly. But are there other things you can be doing so illness passes you by this holiday season? Read … Continue reading

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Test taking tips for final exams: How not to fail

It’s final exam time again. You know what you’re supposed to do and what you’re not supposed to do. Don’t forget your test taking tips, practice good study habits, get some sleep and exercise. If you don’t want to fail … Continue reading

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DIY projects to brighten up your dorm room

It’s almost winter, and as we’re losing sunlight, Seasonal Affective Disorder may be hitting you or your peers in full force. While people who suffer from S. A. D. need professional help, and you can find some tips about identifying … Continue reading

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Student health: How to protect yourself from meningitis

Since March, Princeton University has seen seven cases of bacterial meningitis. What’s notable about the Princeton cases is that they are the rare strain B. Meningitis, which can arise in crowded dorm rooms on college campuses. Living and eating in … Continue reading

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How to get over the winter blues: Seasonal affective disorder treatment

Are you feeling S.A.D.? Seasonal affective disorder is a condition in which the lack of daylight makes you feel lethargic, moody and anxious. Now that the clocks have changed after Daylight Saving Time (note: it’s Saving not Savings), it’s getting … Continue reading

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Gluten-free recipes and tips for your Thanksgiving dinner menu

Thanksgiving may be over a week away but it’s a good time to start thinking about your Thanksgiving dinner menu. This is especially true if you’re going to need gluten-free recipes. The good news is that there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Pro football culture of bullies, violence against women and racism

Recent events in sports news have done little to repair pro football’s reputation for violence, especially violence against women, and its culture of bullies and racism. It isn’t just pro football that shows a disregard for others and the use … Continue reading

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How to go green on campus—environmental ideas for college students

College life is all about studying, meeting new people, having some fun, figuring out who you are and … recycling? Well, while how to go green on campus may not be what first springs to mind for college students, there … Continue reading

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Seasonal farmers’ market offers whole foods for student health

This is the season for apples, homemade breads, pumpkin pie and artisan cheese. Get them all at your local farmers’ markets, which are springing up this fall and winter to feature a bounty of foods. College life doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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