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Your mom and your middle school health teacher weren’t far off when they called breakfast the most important meal of the day! “Tried and true—eating a healthy breakfast will repay you in energy benefits,” says Carol DeNysschen, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Buffalo State College. Not only will eating breakfast chase away those embarrassing stomach roars that always occur just as your professor pauses to breathe, but if you eat the right foods, they can also give you more energy, which means a whole lot more productivity and positivity for the rest of...
Each month, Keara from Hamilton College experiences the same series of miserable events. “First I send a text to a friend, and when they don't respond right away I start wondering ‘What if none of my friends like me?’ ‘What if I have no true friends?’” she says. “Then I look in the mirror and think that I'm getting fat and need to start a diet, but can't fulfill my hunger. I get extremely clumsy, get a pimple right next to my nose, and then start to piece together that I must be PMSing. But after about a week of PMS and cramps, I usually still haven't gotten my period and begin to worry that...
College can be a confusing time for a whole lot of reasons, but nothing can be quite as daunting as buying contraception, particularly if you go to a more conservative or religious school. After all, where can you buy condoms, get birth control or purchase emergency contraception if it’s not available in your campus health center or in your dorm? Luckily, we’ve put together a list of places for you to go (both in person and online) to get whatever contraception you’re looking for as well as pros and cons of each! The drugstore While you can’t get many forms of birth control (pills, IUDs, the...

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