As a 21-year-old female in today’s society, there are a few basic resolutions I’ve heard year after year: “Lose X number of pounds,” “Go to the gym more,” “Eat better.” While these resolutions ...Read More
Cold. Shower. Two words that don’t deserve to be next to each other, because frankly, most of the U.S. is dealing with temperatures below 50 degrees and no one deserves to have that kind of cold ...Read More
We’ve come a long way in dealing with mental health since the days of lobotomies and electric shock.
Mental health is regularly discussed in health classes, and researchers have a better ...Read More
Americans view obesity as the top health concern for the nation, according to a survey of 1,509 adults conducted by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and NORC at the ...Read More
A rise in the number of cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis was revealed recently by the CDC's national surveillance data which was gathered for ...Read More
Good news! Financial Finesse released their annual report on the gender gap in financial wellness, saying that the gap has seen 37 percent improvement over the last four years (page 1). That ...Read More
The use of hormonal contraception was linked to the use of antidepressants and a first diagnosis of depression, according to Read More
The United States, according to the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not guarantee paid maternity leave. Just last week, Republican ...Read More
Savory or sweet, the breakfast bowl is the prettiest thing to ever happen to mornings. If you’re on social media, you more than likely have seen these colorful breakfast bowls and if you’re at ...Read More
It’s important to look beyond the nutrition labels on the food we eat. Fortunately, we have Chain Reaction II to help us out. This month they released their second annual report which looks at ...Read More
September 27 is National Voter Registration Day! So grab your laptop, Google “voter registration (your state)” and type in your information. It’s that easy. It takes no more time, or effort, to ...Read More
Indoor plants effortlessly liven up any household, but some of them do a lot more than just that. There are a plethora of toxic chemicals that are detrimental to not only our indoor air quality ...Read More
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Good news for those of us that take birth control! Annals of Oncology recently published a study linking the decline in ovarian cancer mortality rates to the use of oral contraceptives. In the ...Read More
Almost all of us have heard about the ‘thigh gap.’ While it’s become a big trend on social media, it has also set a lot of unrealistic and nearly unattainable images of beauty.
Well, ...Read More
Unfortunately for us, the Rio 2016 Olympics ended last month. But don’t worry. With a pool and swimsuit, we can pretend we’re Katie Ledecky crushing her competitors in the 800m freestyle. ...Read More
Come my second year living in the dorms, I refused to eat at the dining hall. Tasteless rice? No thanks. Questionable tilapia? I don’t think so. I could not and ...Read More
Finally the moment has come. When this summer comes to an end, many of you will be leaving home and attending college either far or near. Just having graduated this past May, there are a ...Read More
My sophomore year of high school, I befriended a girl named Paulina who was a foreign exchange student from Germany. We met when we both tried out for the badminton team at our high school. ...Read More
Summers in Arizona can be hot. Not just a little toasty, but sweltering. Everyone warns you of it, but you never really know what it’s like until you’re in the brink of it. After moving here, ...Read More
Let’s face it—we all want to be healthy, even if we don’t want to put in the work to get there. Fine. But most of the time, people assume that being healthy directly ...Read More
Summer is arguably the best season known to man—for most of us millennials, summer is a time to drink cold, age appropriate beverages, get an occasional sun tan/burn, and maybe work a job or ...Read More
Our childhood dreams are finally coming true. "Pokemon Go," a new app by Nintendo which was recently release in the US, allows players to catch Pokemon in the real world. Not only is it ...Read More
“I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend…”
Being in love with your best friend can be a dream. Your best friend knows pretty much everything about you. Your best friend is someone ...Read More
Warning: This piece contains explicit language and content that may be triggering to some.
For the LGBTQ community, coming out is one of the biggest milestones of ...Read More
It’s not you, it’s me—and I’m okay with that.
First off, I’m sorry for a lot of things. Specifically, I’m sorry that I didn’t come to your graduation party. I’m sorry that I didn’t ...Read More
We live in a day in age where social media has taken over our lives. Our generation is consumed with being online. Instagram likes, constant twitter updates, sharing viral videos and funny ...Read More
It’s easy for those of us on a budget to avoid the latest health and nutrition trends, but this one doesn’t break the bank. For about $4, you can buy yourself a bottle of liquid magic: Apple ...Read More
Ever since I was young, I have had a serious addiction to sugar. Despite the cavities, I continued to tell myself that it wasn’t a problem- I could probably control myself if I needed to. Once ...Read More
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Some health experts recommend that you should drink two liters or half gallon of water everyday. Personally, I have never really kept track of how much water I drink in a day. I would like to ...Read More
For many of us, falling asleep at night is a daily struggle. However, there are many things you could be doing that adversely work against you when trying to catch some shuteye. Here are 6 ...Read More