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E-CIGARETTES Unhealth-E or OK?

A few years ago, they were rarely seen in the wild. Now you can find them next to the Blow Pops in gas stations. They’re E-cigarettes, and they got popular fast. Researchers are scrambling...
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The hazards of mixing with Molly

The drug “Molly” has been around for years. Maybe not in the same pure form, though. These days, Molly is usually mixed with other substances, and that’s what ramps up the risk.Who or what...
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The gritty truth behind cigars and chewing tobacco

Rate this article and enter to winMost people know about the addictive qualities and cancer risks of cigarettes, but what about cigars and chewing tobacco?Cigars One cigar contains 5–17 grams of tobacco. That can be...
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“I only smoke when…”: How casual cigarettes catch up with you

Rate this article and enter to winMany people have a favorite activity to do with friends. But one particular social activity has caught the attention of researchers: social smoking.In a recent Student Health 101...
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Smoke and stress: Break the link

Rate this article and enter to winFor more than 35 years, Cindy W., a 50-year-old student at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, smoked about a pack a day.“I smoked for stress relief,” she says....
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The power of placebo: Is it the alcohol – or is it partly in...

Rate this article and enter to winThe minimum legal age for drinking alcohol in the US is 21.Anyone who has tried alcohol knows that it affects how we feel, communicate, and behave. After a...
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Drinking? 7 ways to get what you want from it

 Having the drink without the downsideDo you choose to drink alcohol? If so, chances are you’re interested in figuring out how to get alcohol’s buzz (feeling chatty, relaxed, and socially connected) while avoiding its negative effects (feeling tired,...
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Drinking differences : Reveal the reality of your body’s reactions

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many students who don’t drink alcohol, and the majority of those who do make choices that keep their health and overall well-being in mind. When you’re...
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Up in smoke: Marijuana laws and why they matter

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is marijuana legalization to you? Is it largely a health issue, a criminal matter, or a question of personal choice? Is medical marijuana a miracle or a...
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Sober support: What works for students in recovery?

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if students have gone through treatment for alcohol addiction or drug abuse, and now they’re back on track, focusing on their education and future? Their success in...