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Health: World's Fittest Women

Last month, Men’s Health deemed U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps world’s fittest man. CNN Health presented its list last week of the world’s fittest women of the year, ranging from athletes to actresses and fitness personalities. Plenty of U.S. Olympians from the 2012 Summer Games made the top ten list and covered …

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Health: Hangover cures from around the world

It’s common courtesy when visiting foreign countries to become enriched in their culture by ways of cuisine, lifestyle, and, if you’re over the legal age, the certain nightlife that they offer. Hangovers, however, are universal — the aches and pains all speak the same language. Each country has its own …

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Three gross ingredients that you don't know are in everyday foods

Have you ever looked through ingredient labels to certain foods and read something that you couldn’t pronounce? What about those that state “natural flavors” and ever wonder “what does that mean and where does it come from?” Some foods that we enjoy might contain some scary ingredients that help produce …

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Health: New ways to defend yourself

We like to think that we are safe when walking through campus from potential threats, but as the days get shorter and darkness falls around late afternoon, things can get sketchy quickly without warning. Women on college campuses across the country are advised to carry items such as pepper spray, …

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Starting up a vegetarian lifestyle the right way

If you have ever had the idea of becoming a vegetarian, be aware that it likely won’t happen overnight. Like any lifestyle change you make, dedication and you will need to put in work to make the switch toward cutting meat and embracing the vegetarian diet. While watching films such …

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Health: Michael Phelps named fittest man ever by Men's Health

It really shouldn’t be any surprise that the most decorated Olympic athlete in history, at 22 total medals, can also claim the title of “fittest man ever.” Retired United States swimmer Michael Phelps, who won four gold and two sliver medals this past summer at the London Olympic Games, was recently …

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Should I cut back on coffee?

Some of us won’t admit it, but we can be addicted to caffeine, whether we get it from sources like soda, energy drinks or coffee. We don’t care where we get it but we love it and don’t think we can function without it. Waking up for an 8 a.m. …

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How to workout at home when the rec is packed

Classes are over for the day and you’re heading over to the Student Recreation Center to get in a quick workout. The only problem is that everyone and their mothers are using all the equipment, and it’s packed with people. Or, you find yourself at home and wanting to get …

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How to overcome homesickness when it strikes

Students may find at first they don’t experience any feeling of sadness, but once a school routine kicks in and everything doesn’t seem as new anymore, these feelings can hit anyone at any time.

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Health: Pros and cons of the flu vaccine

Winter creeps up quickly after Halloween and so do the reminders of heading to the doctor’s office or the Health Center to get a flu shot. For as long as I can remember, I have always received a flu shot and most of the time, I dodge the flu bullet …

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