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Ask the nutritionist: “Sugar (e.g., candy bars) is the only thing that gets me...

It can be tempting to "treat yourself" by eating sugary foods when you study. However, this can leave you with less energy than when you started. Try these healthier alternatives for sustained energy.
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How weekend binge drinking can affect academic performance

Find out if weekend binge drinking has an effect on your academic performance during the week.

7 ways to help yourself and others navigate the drinking scene

How to turn down (and respond when someone turns down) a drink.
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Men’s Health Month Substance use & abuse ALCOHOL

Alcohol and other drug use among young people are major public health problems in the United States. Substance use and abuse can increase the chances for fatal and nonfatal injuries, sexual violence, unintended pregnancy,...
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Making social gatherings fun for everyone: A guide for hosts and guests

Rate this article and enter to winSocial events are an important part of campus culture—and of the college experience. They’re a chance to make new connections, bond with friends, and let loose on the...
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Alcohol Awareness Month

 Alcohol Awareness Month raises awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment and recovery. It aims to reduce stigma and misunderstandings in order to strip the barriers to treatment and recovery, makinge resources for...
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With someone who drank too much? How you can help

Rate this article and enter to winWe all know this scenario: You’re out with your friends and everyone is enjoying themselves—swaying to the music, unwinding, and perhaps throwing back a few drinks. But you...
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Ask the doc: Can drinking alcohol impair my ability to learn?

—Jayden*, Portland State University, OregonYes, in ways both large and small. Are there students who drink from time to time and still manage to get good value out of their investment in higher education?...

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...
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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,...