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McKenzi Thi Murphy, senior journalism major at Stony Brook University, 
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Self-Image during the COVID-19 pandemic: The good, the bad and the fads

Melanie Navarro March 21, 2021
In the beginning weeks of lockdown, around March of last year, home-made whipped coffee recipes, rising TikTok stars and YouTube videos on-at-home ab workouts dominated social media.
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Stony Brook Children’s Hospital showcases new construction at Open House

Meenu Johnkutty November 10, 2019
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Open House showcased its $73 million four-story addition in an event boasting over 1,200 registered attendees on Saturday, Nov. 2. The open house allowed community members to explore the hospital’s new infrastructure.
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A few tips to combat test anxiety

A few tips to combat test anxiety

Xenia Gonikberg October 6, 2019
Test taking can be one of the most rigorous and stressful parts of college. Having to sit in a quiet room, surrounded by classmates, and having to answer questions under a time constraint can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone.
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The campus nutritionist in Roth Cafe. CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

Dietitians/nutritionists help students eat healthy on campus

Cindy Mizaku April 9, 2019
Laura Martorano, Stony Brook's registered dietitian, spoke about the importance of discovering different, healthy foods.
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Spice shop. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Put a little spice in your life: First NY location of the Spice & Tea Exchange opens

Anna Correa December 9, 2018
Every time a customer walks into the Spice & Tea Exchange in Port Jefferson, the ambrosial aroma of apple, cinnamon and mint wafts across their faces, welcoming them into a store filled with rows of spices, teas, sugars and herbs.
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A shelf stocked with Soylent at East Side Dining. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Give Soylent a try

Jhonatan Bonilla February 28, 2018
Soylent, marketed as a “Ready-to-Drink Food", is convenient, cheap and more appetizing to me than a cup of noodles.
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Chris Algieri, above, now serves as Stony Brook Athletics Head Nutritionist. Before this position, Algieri had a lucrative professional boxing career. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Knockouts to nutrition: Algieri’s homecoming

Gregory Zarb April 24, 2017
For Algieri, learning about dieting and nutrition helped him flourish as a boxer. He posted an overall professional record of 21 wins and three losses. But now, retired from the ring, Algieri works as the main nutritionist for Stony Brook athletes.
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Alcohol is ultilized in herbal medicine to allow for easy absorption and preservation of all-natural remedies. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Common myths about alcohol debunked

Andrew Goldstein April 18, 2016
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion found that binge drinking accounts for over half of deaths due to excessive drinking.
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New campus dietitian Stephanie May weighs in on healthy habits

New campus dietitian Stephanie May weighs in on healthy habits

Courtney Kwong November 12, 2015
In her first semester at Stony Brook, registered dietitian Stephanie May has put in effort to improve students' diets.
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