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Vital Signs: Organizing for class while remaining at home

On top of the usual adjustment of starting a new semester, a completely remote schedule may be more difficult to adjust to college life this fall. Here are a few tips to help you organize your space and manage the school and home life balance during remote learning.

Vital Signs: What’s the tea with matcha?

Before heading to your classes, you may desire a delicious dash of caffeine from drinks like coffee or tea. Some people are fans of green tea (which has great nutritional benefits, according to Heathline), but recently, the caffeine craze is centered around matcha. What’s the tea with matcha? Here are the benefits of this trendy and healthy drink.

Vital Signs: Study tips for surviving end of semester

Winter break is right around the corner, but finals still stand in the way of students. Here are some final study tips for a stress-free end to a bustling fall semester.

Vital Signs: Strawberries make for quick, healthy snack

Whether they are chocolate-dipped or topped on fluffy pancakes, strawberries are the tartiest and freshest of all the berries.

Vital Signs: How to create healthier eating habits while living on campus

We’ve all been there — frantically rushing from class to a club meeting, always telling ourselves that we will grab a bite to eat once everything from the to-do list is completed. But with these simple tips, you will take on your diet more mindfully and feel good at the same time.

Vital Signs: Protect your skin from cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is estimated that 20 percent Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

Vital Signs: Stay safe from foodborne illness

This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report about the amount of foodborne diseases recorded from 2015 to 2018. The report found that the incidence of foodborne diseases increased in 2018 compared to the previous three years.

Vital Signs: Taking care of your sunburnt skin

As the weather gets warmer, you’ll hopefully be spending more time outside. Sunny days are great, but they can leave you with a sunburn if you don’t use proper protection. Prevention from sunburn is always the best option, but sometimes you might find

Vital Signs: Distracted driving kills

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the National Safety Council. Every day, 100 Americans are injured and at least nine are killed in distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving includes all activities that take your attention away

Vital Signs: The ABCs of IUDs

Reproductive health is an important aspect of a student’s well-being. When it comes to contraception, hormonal pills are the most common choice.  

Vital Signs: Beware of mumps outbreak

Last week, a mumps outbreak started at Temple University and spread to some Philadelphia residents, according to NPR. As of Thursday, March 28, the city’s health department reported 106 cases.

Vital Signs: Allergy season arrives

It’s officially spring and the weather has been warming up. While this is great for spending time outside and getting some fresh air, many people will also suffer from seasonal allergies.

Vital Signs: Staying safe on St. Patrick’s Day

Next week is St. Patrick’s Day — a day associated with celebrating Irish culture, the color green and, for many people, binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of four drinks in two hours for women and five drinks in two hours for men. In the short term,

Vital Signs: Keep track of your cold

During the winter months, it’s common to catch a cold or two, but it can be hard to decide exactly what you need to get better and whether or not you need medical attention. The following are common ailments that require different treatments, according to the University of Michigan’s student life health service.

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