Not-So-Forbidden Foods

[choc]As young adults, we’ve been told to stay away from certain foods and beverages. Skip dessert most of the time: it’s only empty calories and lots of sugar. Watch the alcohol intake, because usually, three drinks are plenty. These messages have been drilled into the minds of typical college students: first by cautious parents, then […]

Not-So-Forbidden Foods

[chocolate]As young adults, we’ve been told to stay away from certain foods and beverages. Skip dessert most of the time: it’s only empty calories and lots of sugar. Watch the alcohol intake, because usually, three drinks are plenty. These messages have been drilled into the minds of typical college students: first by cautious parents, then […]

HPV and U

[women] Genital human papillomavirus. It\’s a mouthful, but thanks to a new vaccine, HPV is being talked about. In June 2006, the Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Gardasil, the first vaccine to protect against diseases caused by HPV, including cervical cancer. The vaccine is for girls and women ages 9-26. For […]