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Sunday, October 20, 2019
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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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8 research-backed ways to build friendships that matter

Rate this article and enter to winFriendships are important to our health and well-being—research proves it. In fact, an analysis of 148 studies showed that people with strong social relationships actually live longer. “Friendships...

Rethinking salad: How to eat happy

 Happiness is…a salad? Before you count us out as weirdos with a concerning affection for kale, let us explain. What we eat can affect our moods for up to two days afterward, according to...
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Weight vs. wellness: Which goals work for your health?

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is weight bias, and why does it matter?Weight-based bullying, also called weight bias or weight stigma, is an unfortunate reality for many teens. More than 80 percent...
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15 apps for a healthy 2015

Rate this article and enter to winNew Year's Day has come and gone, and you’ve made the commitment to live healthier. Maybe you even decided to start exercising. Now what? If your resolutions involve...
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From ZZZZZZ’s to A’s: How sleep affects learning

Rate this article and enter to winLike many students, you probably think your focus is superb no matter how frazzled your brain feels, and you can get by on four hours of shut-eye just...