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Do-it-yourself green cleaning tips for college dorms

College students – you don’t need expensive cleaning products and insect repellent for your dorm rooms. And you don’t need to jeopardize student health with many toxic ingredients found in traditional cleansers. Instead, you can make your own green cleaning … Continue reading

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Student health for college students: Surgeon general’s report hits 50

This week marked the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General’s landmark report announcing that smoking cigarettes causes serious diseases. Recent Surgeon General Regina Benjamin hosted a summit of former Surgeons General at Xavier University in New Orleans to discuss … Continue reading

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Easy, affordable home remedies for sore throat, headaches and other ailments for college students

When you have classes to attend and deadlines to meet, you can’t afford to let yourself get sick. Neither do you have a lot of time or money for doctors. That’s why learning about home remedies for sore throat or … Continue reading

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How to beat the winter blues—DIY tips for college students

Spring semester has started—you’re half way finished with the year! Congratulations! So why are you not excited? Maybe you’re even having trouble leaving that warm, cozy bed to brave the cold and make it to class on time. Wintertime can … Continue reading

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Dorm life: College tips for non-alcoholic party ideas

Winter is cold and boring, and cabin-fever is making you crazy. Why not throw a party? Combine that with your New Year’s Resolution to improve your student health by cutting down on the drinking and you can throw a fabulous … Continue reading

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Smoking ban on electronic cigarettes on campus to improve college life

Electronic cigarettes have been gaining popularity, especially with young people who believe the devices are safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes and may even help in quitting smoking. Well, the science isn’t completely in on that yet. In the meantime, many … Continue reading

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Aerobic exercise in dorm rooms improves student health

College life is fraught with the Freshman 15 extra pounds, all-you-can eat cafeteria food and the temptation of holiday candy and cookies. The will to exercise is low. But don’t think you have to schlep out to the gym to … 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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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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