cold vs flu: a special post from Primary Care

Flu and cold are on the rise in New York and in our community, so we’ve invited Dr. Marjorie Seidenfeld, the Primary Care Health Service’s medical director, to share some info about cold and flu, and how to tell the difference: Is this a cold or should I be worried about flu? In winter, viruses…

Mood Music: Ambient Studying

Factoring in class time and other activities that monopolize my hearing, I estimate around 65 percent of my waking life is spent listening to music. For the most part, studying is no exception. Occasionally a paper or a reading will prove too challenging for any extraneous sensory input, in which case I forgo my sincerest vice in favor…

Maybe the internet can help!

Something my sisters have observed about me is that i am not very good at the internet. By that I mean that beyond gmail, facebook and maybe NPR, i really find myself not knowing where to go for fun/information/goofy videos/ when i go online. I just never really got around to learning how to enjoy…

DIY Body Care

  Happy lunar new year!! About a year ago, I began changing my daily body care routine. There were several reasons – minimize the amount of unknown ingredients I use on my body, it’s good for the environment, – but mostly, I love DIYs and it’s been a surprisingly smooth sailing process! Here is a link to…

Vajacials. What?

This afternoon (moments ago), as I was (am) procrastinating on my German homework, I came across an article addressing something I never in a million years thought would exist: a vajacial. Needless to say, I had a strong first reaction: What the hell.