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Ask the professor: “Any tips on managing anxiety when speaking in front of people?”

How can you transform from anxious orator to confident communicator? It takes some work, but here are a few tips to help you overcome your fear of public speaking.
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Ask the doc: “I get chest pain a lot. How can I know if...

Chest pain can happen for a lot of reasons—here are some common ones.
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Ask the trainer: “What are some exercises I could do while studying or sitting...

Avoid feeling stiff from sitting too long in class with these dynamic stretches.
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Ask the health educator: “How do I deal with the pressure to be sexually...

A health educator offers advice on what to do if you're feeling pressure to be sexually active.
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Ask the doc: “How do I know if I have IBS?”

Here's everything you ever wanted to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS.
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Ask the doc: “What are some of the most effective ways to get energy...

One expert explains how to rev up your morning to feel awake all day.
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Ask the counsellor: “How can I help a friend through a breakup?”

Here's exactly what to do if your friend just got dumped.

Ask the doc: How do you know if you have a potential STI?

—Reed P.*, University of Windsor, Ontario (*Name changed)First, the most common symptom of an STI is no symptom at all. Studies have demonstrated these alarming truths: More than nine out of ten people infected...

Ask the professor: How can I get myself to focus when studying?

—Jordan V.*, University of North Dakota(*Name changed)As I write this response, I’m listening to a radio station, checking Facebook (for the news, really), and monitoring my email for…well, in case I can find something...