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Physical, emotional, cathartic benefits of sex explain motivation

It is not uncommon to encounter sex in our everyday lives. After all, we are all in college. But what is the purpose of sex? Why do we do it? In a college environment, the answer seems simple: Young men and women are looking for people to be compatible with …

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Hulu offers equally distracting college equivalent to turning on the TV

Students use online program to catch episodes of their favorite programs whenever they want, sometimes distracting them from their busy schedules.

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Sleep: slothful endeavor or destressor extraordinaire?

My priorities don’t often include it, but when I’m most stressed, that’s when I seek out eight to 10 hours of quality time with my mattress and down comforter.

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Therapeutic benefits of exercise require balance

From weight lifting to cardio workouts, every little bit of physical activity can relieve stress and make you feel better. However, there is such a thing as too much exercise, and it does come with consequences.

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If people are what they eat, college freshmen in trouble

Freshmen are particularly prone to developing bad eating habits. Adjusting to dorm life, cranking out those late-night papers and navigating your way through new relationships can all make you give in to those unhealthy munchies.

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Drinking proven not to help stress

Students often associate college with alcohol, but studies show heavy consumption can lead to health problems.

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Facebook fanaticism can distract from serious studying

The time has arrived. It’s the middle of week seven — a week you have been dreading for the first six weeks of school. Midterms are here, and you should be studying like mad. What are you doing instead? Logging onto Facebook.

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‘Smoking the pain away’ an oxymoron

Smokers begin the habit for any number of reasons, ranging from the head rush it provides to the social aspect of sharing a smoke break with co-workers or friends.

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