Category Archives: Student health

Eating healthy: Tips for quick healthy meals on the run

Sometimes there aren’t enough hours in the day even for essentials like eating and sleeping. So finding quick healthy meals that you can take and eat on the run is pretty important. Eating fast food or even school cafeteria fare … Continue reading

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Study Tips: Top 10 Brain Boosting Super Foods

As midterms approach, remember this study tip: getting your mind and body in top shape can help increase your chances of acing those finals. So, resist the urge to pig out on junk food and turn your attention to healthy … Continue reading

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What you need to know: Green initiative (like Ikea solar panels!) vs. campus carbon footprint

The Internet is abuzz with the latest about what’s for sale at world-leading furniture retailer Ikea: solar panels. Yes, the haven for affordable, off-campus furniture shopping is moving into a new realm. Its UK stores are encouraging shoppers to help … Continue reading

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Obamacare facts: ACA health insurance choices for the young adult

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges will open for business on October 1, 2013. As a young adult, it’s up to you to make the kind of life-altering decisions that your parents made. One of those decisions involves … Continue reading

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Cooking for college students—quick, healthy recipes you can make

When it comes to food and college students, what one imagines isn’t cooking at all, but the stereotypical stacks of pizza boxes. Whether or not that imagery is accurate, your dining life on campus doesn’t have to be confined to … Continue reading

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Sleep deprivation and student health: The hazards of pulling an all-nighter in college

The messy hair and mismatched socks…the glassy, bloodshot eyes…the head you can barely lift off of the desk. You can always spot those students who pulled an all-nighter before a big exam or term paper. We’ve all been there — and … Continue reading

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College tips for student health and staying in shape

How to be healthy in college? That’s a big question. With the dreaded “Freshman 15” weight gain looming, college may not evoke a place of healthy eating and exercise, what with the pizza, late parties and extensive napping. But some … Continue reading

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Student health: Peanut allergy risk factors on campus and in the dining hall

When talking about campus safety, most people think about crime on college campuses. What they may not think about are the health risks for people with severe allergies. Following the death of Natalie Giorgi, a thirteen year old with a … Continue reading

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Student health tips: How to train for a 5k

So you think you want to be a runner? Maybe you’ve even signed up for your first 5K. But now you need to prepare for that 3.1 mile run. It may sound daunting, but you can do it, and probably … Continue reading

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Health and fitness: Fun fitness workouts and exercise ideas to keep you motivated

During the summer months, health and fitness come naturally and staying in shape is no problem. There are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and fun fitness workouts to enjoy wherever you go. But once you’re back on a school … Continue reading

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