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Resolve it: Simple ways to work through conflict

Rate this article and enter to winDisagreements and differing opinions are a normal part of human interaction, and although conflicts can generate uncomfortable feelings, they may also be an opportunity for growth. The process...
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How do you do it?: Explore your safer sex options

Rate this article and enter to winSchool is a time of discovery. Marie Otun, a nurse practitioner in Brampton, Ontario, says, “College is the time when most students have more freedom, so exploring sexual...
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Could you help a friend with an eating disorder?

Eating disorders are serious health conditions that require medical attention and personal and professional support. It’s estimated that in Canada, three percent of women will have an eating disorder at some point in their...
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Love your body

Rate this article and enter to winAdvertising is everywhere. The average Canadian is bombarded with advertisements throughout the day—on television, radio, in print, online and even while on public transportation. Many of these messages...
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Firsthand stories of first-gen students

Rate this article and enter to winAttending university or college can be a transformational experience. It does, however, bring a series of challenges. For first-generation students, whose parents did not have the same opportunities,...
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Don’t forget to remember!: Tips and tricks to improve your memory

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been in this situation? You’re sitting behind a desk and about to take the most crucial exam of your academic life (or at least that’s...
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Stress effects: Understanding your body’s reaction to tension

Rate this article and enter to winYou may be familiar with how you feel emotionally when under a lot of pressure: overwhelmed, agitated, or depressed. But stress can also manifest in physical ways, for...
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10 tips for having a blast on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re the only one with a tight budget, think again! In a recent Student Health 101 survey, over 50 percent of respondents said their approximate weekly budget...
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What does spirituality mean to you?: Students share

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is spirituality, anyway? For many, it’s about belief in God, but it doesn’t have to be. In a recent survey by Student Health 101, you also linked...
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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 Oh Henry! bars in gas stations. They’re E-cigarettes, and they got popular fast. Researchers are...