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Pitt study links social media and eating disorders

Pitt study links social media and eating disorders

By Vaibhav Gupta, For The Pitt News

February 19, 2019

A recent research study by the University of Pittsburgh titled “Greater social media use tied to higher risk of eating, body image concerns,” reveals that the rise in eating disorders, particularly body image concerns and anorexia, are linked to a higher use of social media sites.

College students say “screw you” to sex

College students say “screw you” to sex

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Young adults are choosing to swipe left on physical intimacy more than ever before.

Breast cancer researchers continue innovating

Breast cancer researchers continue innovating

By Sid Lingala, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Innovations in technology for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment bring hope to patients and exciting discoveries to researchers.

Breaking: Pitt appoints counseling center director

Breaking: Pitt appoints counseling center director

By Brian Gentry and Christian Snyder

January 11, 2019

Pitt has been without a full-time director of the counseling center since the previous director was arrested in May 2018 on charges of possessing child pornography.

Students recall strange Hillman sightings

Students recall strange Hillman sightings

By Julia Zenkevich, For The Pitt News

December 9, 2018

Hillman Library is a hub for finals week mania, filled with the stress of looming deadlines and Red Bull-fueled all-nighters.

LNAP offers pre-finals stress relief for students

LNAP offers pre-finals stress relief for students

By Emily Wolfe, Senior Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

On Monday night at Hillman, some settled in for a long winter’s LNAP — the “Long Night Against Procrastination.”

Pitt professors explore psychology of mass shooting survivors

Pitt professors explore psychology of mass shooting survivors

By Sid Lingala and Hannah Schneider

November 30, 2018

The recent expansion in the DSM–5 of PTSD gives more insight into the general psychology of mass shooting survivors.

‘Donations for Citations’ encourages donating to Pitt Pantry

‘Donations for Citations’ encourages donating to Pitt Pantry

By Emily Drzymalski, For The Pitt News

November 20, 2018

The holiday season is a time for giving and receiving — and this year, for every Pitt parking ticket received, students have the chance to give back a little bit.

West Nile Virus takes a bite out of Pittsburgh

West Nile Virus takes a bite out of Pittsburgh

By Sid Lingala, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

This deadly virus carried in mosquitoes decided to land in Pittsburgh this fall.

Clean air policies go up in smoke

Clean air policies go up in smoke

By Erica Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

Pittsburgh isn’t a newcomer to low rankings in air quality. The city is ranked the eighth worst city in the country for particle pollution by the American Lung Association and received straight-F grades for particle pollution and ozone levels.

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