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Doctors

Ask the doc: May 2016

“Are UTIs preventable?”—Antonio S., Suffolk University, MassachusettsSome urinary tract infections (UTIs) are preventable. And while they tend to be regarded as a women’s problem—or, more accurately, as a problem for anyone born with a...
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Ask the professor: How can you stop feeling like a bad week means you’re...

—Tony S.*, University of Massachusetts Lowell Oh, boy, there are times still that I have bad days when I feel as though I’m not the smartest person on the planet. It usually happens when...
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Workoutdoors

Where do you like your cardio—outdoors or at the gym? People who run outdoors push themselves harder, on average, than the treadmill crowd, according to a classic study in the Journal of Sports Science (1996). The...
Doctors

Ask the doc: Is it possible to get too much sleep?

“Is it possible to get too much sleep?”—Ana H., Towson University, MarylandNot exactly. But are there circumstances in which the amount of sleep someone is requiring would be concerning? Yes.It’s common to meet with...
Ask the trainer: What are the best pre-workout snacks?

Ask the trainer: What are the best pre-workout snacks?

—Jessica G., Our Lady of the Lake University, TexasNo matter what time of day you’re going to be active, having a pre-workout snack is a good idea. Our body needs energy, and you’ll get...
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Mind your mind: reclaim your worried mind

Do you worry about your academic performance, job prospects, or where your relationship’s going? Are you worried about passing or failing, winning or losing?The problem: Worrying about a certain outcome can get in the...
The One You Feed Podcast

The One You Feed Podcast

Mental health series (January 28, 2015–September 7, 2016)The One You Feed MediaSarah Nicole HendersonFourth-year undergraduate majoring in English and minoring in chemistry, University of New Mexico“The creators Eric Zimmer and Chris Ford say on...
Group counselling

Ask the counselor: April 2016

“How do you know whether or not you have ADHD (ADD)?”—Julieta A., Florida Atlantic University To clear up some confusion: ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) is an older term that’s no longer in clinical use...
Zombies, Run!

Zombies, Run! by Six to Start

Why we love itPractice surviving the zombie apocalypse and get fit at the same time? Yes, please. The Zombies, Run! app is great at getting people moving.The app works like this: You’re one of...
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Thing of the month: Extra Pack of Peanuts

Reviewed episodes: 35          The Top 10 Ways to Save Money When Traveling 122        Money, Money, Money…When Traveling 223        The No Plans, No Problem Road...