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World day for cultural diversity for dialogue and development

May 21 is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, a global event established by the United Nations in 2002. It’s an opportunity to deepen our understanding of diverse cultural values and to...
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Advertising agendas: How food is marketed

Learning the ins and outs of food marketing can help you distinguish between truly healthy products and overblown claims. Here are some things to know: “Natural” just means no artificial flavors or colors. These foods may...
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E-CIGARETTES Unhealth-E or OK?

A few years ago, they were rarely seen in the wild. Now you can find them next to the Blow Pops in gas stations. They’re E-cigarettes, and they got popular fast. Researchers are scrambling...
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How to manage stress now

Rate this article and enter to winAs fall winds down and the end of this semester finally comes into focus, you may be near the end of your rope in terms of managing stress....
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Sweat out your stress

Rate this article and enter to winMost students experience some level of stress in school, and whatever the symptoms, it can be a major drain.Exercise can help. Dr. Katie Tolle, a psychologist at Kansas...
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The gritty truth behind cigars and chewing tobacco

Rate this article and enter to winMost people know about the addictive qualities and cancer risks of cigarettes, but what about cigars and chewing tobacco?Cigars One cigar contains 5–17 grams of tobacco. That can be...
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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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Capturing your creativity: How to engage your brain outside the classroom

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re anything like me, college is really, for lack of a better word, hard. The workload is intense, and though I was always smart, I never considered...
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Get Out The Vote

November 6th is Election Day. This year, there’s the presidency, plus many state and local positions - and ballot initiatives - up for vote. Elections are an important time to get involved with your...
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Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

June is here, and several massive changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.) Second, summer break is coming up, if...