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Flu season bad for health and grades

Flu season bad for health and grades

Deep, throaty coughs and excessive sneezing can already be heard across campus, signalling the beginnings of the always-dreadful flu season. While many students may choose not to get their flu shot this year, Ryerson photography student Justine Marasigan says she’s not taking any chances with her health or her marks. “My academic performance is one of the biggest factors in […]

by Alexis Goncalves· · Arts & Life, Health
Liam Scott demonstrates how a raw onion can keep you healthy. (Rebecca Sedore / Ryersonian Staff)

An onion a day keeps the doctor (and a date) away

It may give you bad breath, but a glass of garlic water and some chopped onions can help you stay flu-free this winter season, says a Toronto nutritionist. Jennifer Baer, a naturopathic doctor and nutritionist, treats different ailments like colds and flus with diet and exercise. She says students are more susceptible to getting sick, especially during the winter months, […]

by Angela Hoyos· · Arts & Life, Food, Health, Top stories