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Getting a pulse on your heart rate

Keeping track of your heart rate is a great way to assess your overall health. It helps you gauge how strong your heart is and note improvements.To measure manually: Find your pulse on the inside...
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Check your anxiety: Students share what works (and what doesn’t)

Rate this article and enter to winGrades. Roommates. Relationships. Competition. Decisions. Obligations. Finances. College life is filled with stress generators. Stress is normal, but it can cause anxiety, and sometimes that anxiety becomes severe...
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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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HPV vaccine

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus spread through sexual contact. Though most of the time HPV has no symptoms, certain strains of the virus can lead to cancer or genital warts. The Centers for...
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Don’t forget to remember!: Tips and tricks to improve your memory

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been in this situation? You’re sitting behind a desk and about to take the most crucial exam of your academic life (or at least that’s...
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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...
Unbroken: Accepting who you are and what you need

Unbroken: Accepting who you are and what you need

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s up with our personalities and behaviors? Many of us have a diagnosis that has something to do with the way our mind works—and if not, we probably...
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Spring break safety

Here are tips for enjoying school break safely: Bring sunscreen of at least SPF 15 and reapply often. If you choose to consume alcohol, pace yourself and make sure you know what’s in your drinks. Plan...
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What does spirituality mean to you?: Students share

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is spirituality, anyway? For many, it’s about belief in God, but it doesn’t have to be. In a recent survey by Student Health 101, you also linked...
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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...