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Staying healthy in college

Posted by Jennifer DeMarco, External Affairs Intern on August 14th, 2014 | No Comments »
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As college students, we’re excited about being away from home for the first time and enjoying what is often referred to as “the best years of your life.” It’s easy to forget that living a healthy lifestyle in college will help set us up for a lifetime of healthiness and happiness long after we’ve earned our degrees and entered the “real world.” Here are a few tips to stay healthy and help to reduce your ...

Many US Colleges Seek to Ban Outdoor Campus Smoking

Posted by PCF Admin on July 5th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Policymakers are seeking to ban all tobacco use on public university campuses across the country—prohibiting tobacco products both indoors and in outdoor areas of campuses. The ban on tobacco use at colleges and universities stems from concern for student health and reduced maintenance costs of smoke-free dorms. Several university systems already have tobacco bans in place, while other systems seek to do the same. The California state system plans to bar tobacco use beginning in 2013 ...