College Girl Uses Powerful “Study Drug”

College students constantly use study fuels like coffee and energy drinks to stay productive. But a certain USC student uses a special performance enhancing drug that increases her ability to focus and expands her attention span. Reported, Edited, and Filmed by Cameron Quon Special Thanks: Amy Vandenberg Dr. Dave Baron…

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Trojans for Smoking Awareness

by Maggie King According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco smoke is a toxic mix of more than 7,000 chemicals, causing about 90% of lung cancers in the United States. Additionally, about 3,000 people who do not smoke die from lung cancer every year due to secondhand…

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“The Fad” Diet

by Jolie Cooperman Juice detox, intermittent fasting, carb cutting – these words can only mean one thing. Summertime is coming and USC students are prepping for the upcoming bikini season. There is an excessive amount of dieting fads that are currently popular and an even larger amount of students eager…

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Science of Supplements

by Jianing Liu If you’ve been at SC for any amount of time, you’ve likely seen the gigantic jars of protein powder that decorate the living spaces of your health conscious classmates. Coming in flavors like strawberry cream and rocky road that remind us more of milkshakes than protein ones,…

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Heart Health: Marathons

by Sucharita Yellapragada 20 miles passed. 6.2 miles remained. The temperature was 85 degrees on a Sunday morning in Los Angeles. Every breath was becoming harder and harder to have. So how did Senior Angie Kim, survive running the LA Marathon on a sunny March 9th morning? “My friend and…

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Repaying Your Sleep Debt

by Francine Liang I love sleeping. Sadly my relationship with sleep is strained because I rarely have time for it to visit me. Mostly we tend to catch up on weekends, but overloading on too much of a good thing does not make me feel that great afterwards. Terrible analogy…

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