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New college study shows possible link between sugary drinks, colon cancer

New college study shows possible link between sugary drinks, colon cancer

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

For many years, obesity has been linked to higher rates and faster growth of cancer cells in at-risk patients. Recently, studies by a team of specialists from Baylor College of Medicine and Weill Cornell School of Medicine in New York have identified a clear link between sugary drinks and the accelera...

New strand of influenza impacts students

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print

Usually, the seasonal winter flu would peak at this time in the year, however, officials are worried by the news of a new and deadlier swine flu strain that is becoming widespread in 48 states. Nationwide, there have been 26.3 million flu-like illnesses, 12.4 million medical visits and 347,000 flu hospital...

Studies show coffee may have health benefits

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Features, In Print, Science & Tech

Have a cup of joe, it could save your life. Recent studies have shown that coffee may lead to long term health benefits. According to Dr. Robert H Shmerling of Harvard Health Publishing, coffee consumption is linked to decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes. In...

Staff Editorial: Time change prompts a need for health focus

Staff Editorial: Time change prompts a need for health focus

November 9, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

With the conclusion of the Daylight Saving Time period on Nov. 4, our bodies have to adjust to a new schedule. While just an hour does not seem like a drastic change, researchers have shown the switch can impend on the daily operations of our life. Fred Turek, the director of the Center for Sleep...