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The Best Digital Party Games

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Color Swap: How to Give Your Home a New Color Scheme

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Q & A With Olivia Harlan

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Written By Sophie Ringer Don’t look now, but the New Year is slowly approaching. Cue the posts on social media and your friends and family talking about resolutions, reflections and a new resolve. Though you may be tempted to think about the failed attempts of yesteryear, don’t! Forget the times you failed to start your …

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smartphone party games

It’s a scourge of society: social gatherings that have no life because everyone is on their phone. Parties stink when people aren’t engaging with each other. The solution might be found in a new slew of hilarious party games that connect everyone via their smartphones and a TV. Here we outline some of the games …

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soda tax

Let’s dissect the biggest arguments against creating a sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) tax. A soda tax wouldn’t actually do anything for public health Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University analyzed the effect of a nationwide penny-per-ounce soda tax, and found that it could prevent 240,000 cases of diabetes per …

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Color Swap How to Give Your Home a New Color Scheme By Krista Bowen With the new year just around the corner, you may be itching to make some home improvements. Picking a new color scheme is a great way to update the look of your home, but it can be easy to become overwhelmed …

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These diseases may sound like fiction but for an unfortunate few, they are real! Here are a few strange medical conditions that will have you gasping. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis, “Tree Man Syndrome.” Tree man syndrome is an extremely rare autosomal recessive hereditary skin disorder. What appears to be tree bark growing out of one’s skin is …

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Hate the grocery store? Don’t have time to go grocery shopping? Thanks to the many online grocery delivery services offered today, you can now online grocery shop without leaving the comfort of your own home. Instacart, Amazon, Google, Walmart, and Smith’s all offer the convenience of having your groceries brought to you. Through each service, …

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The founder of National Concussion Awareness Day talks about misconceptions surrounding concussions, and some hope for the future. Written by Brooke Mills, founder of National Concussion Awareness Day Two years ago, after struggling from Post-Concussion Syndrome, I founded National Concussion Awareness Day. In my journey I saw firsthand the lack of understanding that surrounds mild …

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Written by Emily Rollins Getting a good night’s rest is hard these days, but it shouldn’t have to be. Don’t settle for poor sleep. Instead, use these five hacks to gain control of your insomnia and get ready to wake up as a healthier, happier person! Problem #1: Tense muscles and twitchy legs The hack: …

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Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Are you familiar with the relatively new term of “fat-shaming?” Fat-shaming is when people try to make others who fall into the categories of overweight and obese feel badly about themselves and about their bodies. Those staunchly against fat-shaming promote overall body positivity— the idea that all people should feel …

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Flying is already stressful; here are some tips and tricks to make your first flight with baby easier! Written by Maureen Ferrin The day our plane tickets to Hawaii were finalized, I jumped so high I could have reached the clouds. I could already picture us lounging on the beach, sipping ice cold coconuts and …

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