April 2014

Hungry Horrors: Stress Eating

April 28, 2014

Have you ever seen someone after a hard day reaching for a piece of chocolate? Was their response, “It’s been a rough day?” If so, this person was probably “stress eating.” In stressful situations sometimes we turn to food for comfort. Why? According to Harvard Health and the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center, stress […]

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Residence Hall Collections

April 22, 2014

April flowers bring May cleaning? It is that time of year when you are getting ready to pack up your residence hall room. Every year we all look at our stuff and decide on what we are going to keep and what we are going to dump. If you are anything like me, you are […]

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Electronic Cigarettes Under Fire

April 14, 2014

Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are currently marketed as safe alternatives to smoking regular cigarettes. However, federal agencies and medical professionals have a differing opinion about why e-cigarettes are not the “healthy” alternative. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices, filled with liquid nicotine (dissolved in a solution of water and propylene glycol). The battery heats up […]

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Alcohol and Your Body

April 7, 2014

A reliance on alcohol can take a toll on your body. Continuous alcohol consumption can result in weight gain, sleep loss, and memory loss. Weight Gain Student Health 101 found that in a poll of 933 students, just over a third of the students said that they thought alcohol was the reason for why they […]

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