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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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FitnessU: Pyramid training

Our fitness trainer demonstrates how to perform various moves to create a customized pyramid workout.
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Fuel your morning with these easy and healthy breakfast ideas

Rate this article and enter to winLeftover birthday cake, Apple Jacks®, or the last strawberry that isn’t growing hair—you may feel like this is all you have time for in the morning. With a...
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Fake or fact: How to know if your online diagnosis is legit

Rate this article and enter to winScouring the internet to help you get to the bottom of your stomachache or that sudden rash is commonplace these days. Seven out of ten people say they...
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Apps and podcasts we love: Liver Health-Hepatitis C

Evelyn L., second-year graduate student, University of California, Los Angeles “Magic 8 Ball, am I at risk for Hepatitis B or C? Okay, so that might not be the best way to deal with my...
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Ask the doc: “How important is it to get checkups if I don’t feel...

—Heath L.*, Northwest University, Washington I highly recommend getting annual checkups up to age 21 (and then see how often it’s recommended by your doctor). Not only do you get a chance to learn...
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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Sexual health, culture, and relationships: Our experts answer your questions

Rate this article and enter to winYou asked us some important questions relating to sexual health, relationships, sexual assault, and communication, and we found the sexual literacy experts to answer them. What’s sexual literacy,...
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7 ways marijuana affects the body and brain

Rate this article and enter to winTalking about marijuana can be a little complicated. More and more states are legalizing it for medical and recreational use, so it’s less taboo than it once was—but...
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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, more than just your class schedule and study habits shift—for many students, college is a time to start taking control of your own health care. In...