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Vital Signs: What’s the tea with matcha?

February 17, 2020 Victoria Giardina 0

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: Stay safe from foodborne illness

April 30, 2019 Anna Kellaher 0

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.
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Vital Signs: Taking care of your sunburnt skin

April 22, 2019 Anna Kellaher 1

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 16, 2019 Anna Kellaher 0

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: Staying safe on St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2019 Anna Kellaher 0

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

March 5, 2019 Anna Kellaher 0

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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