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How to Put Your Health First in 2020

Getting a head start and creating new, healthy habits at the beginning of the year can really help you set the tone for the following months. The start to living a healthy lifestyle is as simple as drinking plenty of water, making S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable,

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National Handwashing Awareness Week (Dec 1-7)

Did you know that National Handwashing Awareness Week is the first week of December? As random (and almost strange) as it sounds to hold an awareness week for something so basic, it is actually a very significant matter when it comes to the health and

Importance of Weight-Bearing Exercise

Weight-bearing exercise is any form of activity that requires you to press against the force of gravity, so essentially any exercise not done in a swimming pool or on certain workout machines that move for/with you. This type of exercise seems typical and common, but

First Aid: College Edition

Any new college student can tell you about the hours spent making packing lists or buying must-haves for dorm life. While most students don’t forget to pack shower shoes or an extra-large laundry hamper, many new residents forget one big item: a first aid kit.

Healthy Sleeping Habits

Getting a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your body’s health, both physically and mentally. Not getting enough sleep can lead to weight gain, a lack in productivity, a weakened immune system, high stress levels, and can even put you at risk for heart

4 Everyday Tasks to Improve Your Health

When the average person thinks “healthy lifestyle,” the image of a veggie-eating, protein-packing gym buff often comes to mind. However, becoming health conscious doesn’t always mean a total system overhaul. Little changes add up and can leave you feeling better than ever without revamping your

How to Tackle Spring Allergies

Just when we get over our winter coughs and colds, spring allergies are waiting around the corner. As winter fades into spring, clouds of pollen from trees, grasses, and flowers fill the air around us. Soon enough we find ourselves buried in tissues and sneezing

6 Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Just like a healthy diet and exercise, a good night’s sleep is an essential part of our health. Getting quality sleep can have many positive effects on both our body and our brain. When we sleep, our bodies are able to rest. When our bodies

When Should You Take a Sick Day From Work?

Deciding if you should call in sick to work is always a tricky decision. First thing in the morning is usually when you feel your worst, so it can be tempting to stay in bed for the day. But it can also be hard to

4 Ways to Stay Healthy as a College Student

The hectic schedule of a college student can make it difficult to make healthy choices on a daily basis. Getting enough sleep, making time for exercise, eating healthy, and taking digital breaks can help both your mental and physical health as a college student. Although