Category: Lifestyle

Autism: What is “The Spectrum?”

By Esperanza Poquiz & Jul DeGeus What is Autism?                 Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a brain disorder commonly characterized by having difficulty with communication and forming relationships, alongside having repetitive behaviors and obsessive interests. Symptoms are almost always present before the age of three and one in every...
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Pet Positivity: How Owning a Pet Helps Your Health

April 11th is National Pet Day and in honor of our loyal companions, Centura College gives insight to some of the health benefits of owning a pet. Written by: Esperanza Poquiz Edited by: Jul DeGeus Having a pet companion has more benefits than you can even imagine. They can give...
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World Health Day: Depression Awareness

Written by: Esperanza Poquiz, Edited by: Jul DeGeus On April 7, 1948, the World Health Organization’s Constitution took force; Their mission: “build a better, healthier future for people all over the world… [And to] direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system”.1   A resource to help people combat...
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Caffeine: The Drinkable Drug

Raising awareness about the benefits and risks of caffeine. By Jul DeGeus “I need caffeine!” It’s 7:30 am and the cold shower you took didn’t wake you up as well as you had hoped.  At 11:30 PM, you only have nine hours between you and that final exam. You...
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