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Health Matters: Tackling the stigma around mental health

Gabrielle Ciminera, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2018

When mental health comes up in conversation, the usual reaction is to lighten the mood with a joke or dance around the topic until the moment passes. This polite detachment when talking about mental health only furthers the s...

Health Matters: You’re So Hot, You Make My Heart Tachycardic

Helga Golemi, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018

On Valentine’s Day , the only thing on many of our minds is just how we are going to spend the day with that special someone. But while we indulge in that fancy four-course meal, loaded with unhealthy carbohydrates, fats...

Health Matters: Worst Flu Season in a Decade

Helga Golemi, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018

Tis’ the season... for getting sick. Now that the holiday season is behind us, we have another season to look forward to: Flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that this year’s fl...

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