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E-Juice ingredient linked to Popcorn Lung

E-Juice ingredient linked to Popcorn Lung

By Marinda Avalos, CONTRIBUTOR April 25, 2019

Diacetyl, an ingredient once used in popcorn to give it a rich buttery flavor, is now being used primarily in e-juice, which is consumed via e-cigarettes or vape pens. Many users are unaware of the connection...

A decline in  college mental health counselors

A decline in college mental health counselors

By Jessica Forrester, CONTRIBUTOR April 11, 2019

The California Faculty Association has decided to back up the Senate Bill 660, which helps to enforce the mental health counselors requirement on California State University campuses. The help of a...

Paralyzing polio-like illness discovered

Paralyzing polio-like illness discovered

By Marisol Martinez Garcia, Spanish Editor November 30, 2018

As new medical discoveries have been made in recent years, new diseases have come to life. Recently Center for Disease Control and Prevention, made the public aware that a new paralyzing illness called...

Tools available on campus to deal with anxiety

tourie-boswell/" class="creditline">By Tourie Boswell, CONTRIBUTOR October 25, 2018

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 81 percent of college students stated they felt overwhelmed with everything they had to do at some point in 2017, 42 percent stated anxiety...

Mental health is no joke for CSUEB college students

By Alexia Dentoni, CONTRIBUTOR October 11, 2018

Students are not being given the tools they need in order to succeed on the Hayward campus at California State University East Bay. As reported by, there are 15,855 students on East Bay’s...

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