Making oatmeal or “overnight oats” can keep you full and focused all morning. (Photo courtesy of The Oatmeal Artist)
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Enough with the juice cleanses — there are healthier options to help you look your best

Warmer weather is approaching and so is drastic diet season. Try these delicious and healthy recipes to get you looking and feeling your best.

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The latest trend has been using items right from your kitchen to treat the wellness of your skin. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Wipe away your winter skin with these DIY tips

Got winter skin? Here are some DIY skin care recipes (straight from your kitchen) to keep your skin looking fresh.

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The goal of Yoga Nidra is to relax every part of the body and to release emotional, muscular, mental and spiritual tension. By quieting their minds the students learn to simply observe their thoughts but not act on them. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Namaste: Yoga Nidra helps bring out the ultimate zen

Find the inner zen within yourself through this form of guided meditation. The breakthrough in Yoga Nidra is key to anyone looking to eliminate stress, insomnia, depression and anxiety.

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Just shake off the bad vibes

Taylor Swift’s 1989 has been number one on the Billboard 200 for 11 non-consecutive weeks, and “Shake It Off” – the album’s first single – was number one for 21 weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100. Perhaps you felt a bit happier than usual during Swift’s reign on the radio. Well, …

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Warrior Sisters fights to end sexual violence, holds free self-defense training sessions for women

Lane County is consistently recording more sexual assault cases than the national average, according to the Warrior Sisters, a Eugene based organization of women who are fighting back. Sam Krop was originally inspired to start this program after learning about the Gulabi Gang in India, another group of women standing together …

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SMASH uncovers correlation between weight loss and social networks

Following a three year study, the Semantic Mining of Activity, Social, and Health data project (SMASH) searches to find the connection between the influence of social networks and physical exercise, leading to weight loss.

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So you signed up for an 8 a.m. class. Here are 4 ways to deal

We’ve all been there: You frantically type your winter term CRNs and press enter, but it’s too late. Your perfectly planned schedule is impossible and that one class you have to take for your major is full. Your only option is any college student’s worst nightmare: 8 a.m. class. The future …

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Video: Civil War Blood Drive

Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four …

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Satisfy cravings the healthy way while cramming for finals

I think we all know the feeling — sitting in the library, overcome with writer’s block, exhausted from lack of sleep and looking forward to another nearly sleepless night before a final the next morning. The coffee doesn’t work anymore, the Red Bull is empty and it’s closer to tomorrow …

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Prioritizing breast cancer awareness is important for college students

As college students, finding time in your day to take care of your health is rarely a priority. With constant pressure to make bad lifestyle choices — like that bottle of wine you drank watching Juan Pablo on “The Bachelor” — it’s difficult to keep your body on a healthy track. …

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