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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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Mind & body: A broader look at disordered eating

Rate this article and enter to winIn how many ways can eating be disordered? Anorexia and bulimia are familiar terms, and you might have heard of binge eating disorder. What about orthorexia, rumination disorder,...
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Edible stress busters

You’re approaching the end of the academic year. That means projects, papers, and finals—and sometimes comfort foods. Although sweets stimulate the short-term release of serotonin, a calming brain chemical, over the next day or...
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Personal mixology: Your body, your life, your limits

Rate this article and enter to winNot all of us can handle the same amount of alcohol. Different body types, genes, minds, and experiences affect our tolerance. Here, five students talk about their relationship...
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Run for your life (literally): You gave us 7 ways fitness fixes (almost) everything

Rate this article and enter to win Creativity: Artistic expression and creativity Emotional fix: I wouldn’t be exaggerating to say it has saved my life Survival: Rule #1 of the zombie apocalypse: cardio Opportunities: A soccer scholarship Physical upgrade: Mobile for longer, maybe without...
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Young Americans reinvent spirituality and religion

Young adults in the US are increasingly likely to identify with more than one religious or spiritual tradition. One in five college students who responded to a recent Student Health 101 survey considered themselves multifaith, meaning...
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Finding yourself: 9 steps to sexual empowerment

Rate this article and enter to winHave you hesitated to tell a romantic or sexual partner what you want? Maybe you’ve even hesitated to tell yourself. Many of us have had sexual experiences in...
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National minority health month

April is National Minority Health Month, a time for publicly grappling with the health disparities that affect racial and ethnic minorities.What is a health disparity?A health disparity is “a type of health difference that...
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Everyone’s Issue: How we can all help prevent sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to winAll students have a vital role in the effort to build safer and socially comfortable campuses. Research shows that only a small number of men on campus are...
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Brain awareness week

This month (March 16—22) brings us Brain Awareness Week: seven days in the year when scientists tell us how much they’re learning about our brains and ask for funding so they can learn more....