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Navigating the Information Superhighway of Health

September 28th, 2016

There is so much information online and elsewhere about fitness, health, and nutrition, it’s sometimes hard to know what to believe.  When you think about how news outlets report the news – with the most sensational tidbit as the headline – you really have to read the article, and sometimes the study from which the article was written, to know all the facts. Here are some tips for getting the best information about your health and well-being. Check your sources.  Find resources that are scientifically based AND that are willing to consider new research when making health recommendations. ... Read More

Does the Intentional Exclusion of Price Tags Exploit College Students?

May 30th, 2016

Around Boulder, and elsewhere, there has been a growing trend over the past few years: the intentional exclusion of price tags. Such a practice has become a near industry norm at bars, pubs, and other places that serve alcohol (an explicit exploitation of those who are intoxicated), but until recently, consumers have rightfully expected to know what they are going to pay for what they are buying—whether it be bread, clothing, or any other good or service. Knowing the price of something is the fundamental basis of capitalism and informed consumerism; without an informed purchase opportunity, there... Read More