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ENDS Use Increase Among Adolescents in the Bay Area

ENDS Use Increase Among Adolescents in the Bay Area

May 9, 2019


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Adolescents in the Bay Area are among those that are highly targeted by ENDS, Electronic Nicotine Device System, also known as vaping. Public health concerns are increasing with new studies showing the harmful effects of inhalation of vape juices leading to various health diseases, including the risk...

E-Juice ingredient linked to Popcorn Lung

E-Juice ingredient linked to Popcorn Lung

By Marinda Avalos, CONTRIBUTOR

April 25, 2019


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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 between Diacetyl and Popcorn Lung, which is otherwise known as “Obliterative Bronchiolitis.” ...

A decline in college mental health counselors

A decline in  college mental health counselors

By Jessica Forrester, CONTRIBUTOR

April 11, 2019


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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 counselor can improve your mental health and increase graduation rate vastly according to the California ...

Paralyzing polio-like illness discovered

Paralyzing polio-like illness discovered

By Marisol Martinez Garcia, Spanish Editor

November 30, 2018


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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 AFM, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, has been discovered. It has developed in 31 states with 116 confirmed...

Tools available on campus to deal with anxiety

By Tourie Boswell, CONTRIBUTOR

October 25, 2018


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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 as the top presenting concern among college students. Every Tuesday and Thursday, California State U...

Mental health is no joke for CSUEB college students

By Alexia Dentoni, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Uncategorized

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 Forbes.com, there are 15,855 students on East Bay’s campus. According to East Bay’s mental health counseling staff page on csueastbay.edu, there are on...

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