Individuals should protect themselves from BPA

A backpack with objects labelled BPA and "harzard"
Olivia Staser/Staff

Reducing your exposure to BPA may seem like a daunting task, but it’s truly not impossible. The next time you take that casual stroll down the grocery store aisle, remember to think frozen or fresh, to say no to plastics and consume everything in moderation. Remembering these five easy steps will help you keep this one industrial chemical out of your water, fruits and veggies.
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Get past the bogus health tips

Half awake, half asleep. Notebook in one hand and anything caffeinated in the other. You slug into your lecture hall and plant yourself in a squeaky chair. “OK, I can do this; I can get through the day.”
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Defending pain

Student Bodies

Last winter, I shadowed a doctor whose name bore an unfortunate resemblance to “quack.” He was a legitimate practitioner, but he also used “alternative” medicine, and his inevitable critics were all too happy to use the pun against him. For me, their criticisms were ill considered. I found the “quack”
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