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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,...
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The hazards of mixing with Molly

The drug “Molly” has been around for years. Maybe not in the same pure form, though. These days, Molly is usually mixed with other substances, and that’s what ramps up the risk.Who or what...
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The gritty truth behind cigars and chewing tobacco

Rate this article and enter to winMost people know about the addictive qualities and cancer risks of cigarettes, but what about cigars and chewing tobacco?Cigars One cigar contains 5–17 grams of tobacco. That can be...
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E-CIGARETTES Unhealth-E or OK?

A few years ago, they were rarely seen in the wild. Now you can find them next to the Blow Pops in gas stations. They’re E-cigarettes, and they got popular fast. Researchers are scrambling...
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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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The drinking myth: What’s true on your campus?

Rate this article and enter to winRyan S., a senior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, entered college with the idea that heavy drinking was a common pastime. “A lot of people have...
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When is marijuana use a problem? And why that’s hard to answer

Rate this article and enter to winThis content was developed with extensive input from the Professional Advisory Board of Student Health 101, which includes two physicians and 12 campus health educators and related specialists.As...
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Drinking differences : Reveal the reality of your body’s reactions

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many students who don’t drink alcohol, and the majority of those who do make choices that keep their health and overall well-being in mind. When you’re...
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“I only smoke when…”: How casual cigarettes catch up with you

Rate this article and enter to winMany people have a favorite activity to do with friends. But one particular social activity has caught the attention of researchers: social smoking.In a recent Student Health 101...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to a party? Or throwing one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the sexual culture of your community. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...