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The Doc Is In: Meditation Education

The Docs tell you how and why you should be meditating everyday — especially in times of stress!
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It’s Just Marijuana

Dr. Feliciano gives some insight into the risks and rewards of smoking Marijuana.
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Four Things You Probably Didn’t know About Sleep

The doctor recommends a good night's sleep
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Staying Healthy the Easy Way

Here are some practical ways you can stay healthy this quarter and avoid lost time spent recovering from illnesses. All of these things really do affect your body’s ability to fight off any infectio...
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Hangover Supplements: Quick Relief or Quackery?

Student Health dietitian Betsy Reynolds-Malear cautions against relying on hangover supplements to counteract a night of heavy drinking.
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One and Done: How Choosing the Lesser of Two Evils Could Save Your Life

Independently, drugs and alcohol can be damaging enough, but when taken in tandem, the results can be fatal.
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Coachillin’ With the Docs : The Prescribed Guide to Keeping Your Festival Experiences Festive

A student/doctor collaboration geared towards getting you ready for your festival circuit.
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Shots, Shots, Shots! Everybody!

MenB vaccines are available starting today! Student Health answers your FAQs about the big shot.
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Nicotine Questions: Answered

The Docs explain the dangers of nicotine use and the reasons behind its UC-wide ban.
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Drugs and Alcohol: A Deadly Duo

We all know that mixing drugs and alcohol is risky business, but here's exactly how big of a risk you're actually taking.
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Being Smart With Supplements

In this week's column, the doctors explain the benefits and potential dangers of using supplements.
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How to Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

This Halloween, plan ahead, so that your dumb brain doesn't go in to YOLO mode.
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Anatomy of an Overdose

I am dead. I was not a UCSB student; I actually went to college on the East Coast for almost two years. I died of what people call an “unintentional overdose.” I was 19. I was in a good school, re...
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In the Eyes of Your Campus Psychologists

“Mental health” — what does that even mean? Although most commonly used in conjunction with the word “issue,” the reality is that everyone sits somewhere on the mental health continuum, just...
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Doc Is In: Good Health … It’s Just a Matter of Asking the Right Questions

Q: Whenever I have a paper to crank out, the long hours spent in front of my computer give me a backache. What’s the best way to sit if I want to avoid my essay aches? A: Our bodies definitely don...
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