Study reveals why we eat sugar under stress

Researchers have discovered that the reason we eat sugar while stressed is because sugar reduces cortisol, the stress hormone. Out of 19 volunteers, eight...

Flu season in full swing: How to avoid getting sick

Influenza is a contagious disease that can be prevented with a flu shot each year, said Marcia Adler, director of UNO Health Services.


When fall allergies attack, health services can help

At least one out of every five students on campus suffers from allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. At this time in the semester, many students are experiencing fall allergies.


Downing chocolate milk after a workout can help replenish exhausted muscles

A Fit, Fun Summer Make smart fitness choices with post-workout recovery and hydration (Family Features) During warm-weather months, fitness enthusiasts often take their exercise routines to...

Fit-ting it in

Students worry about exams and tuition, but we also care about weight gain. Most college students will gain about three to 10 pounds, also called the "Freshman 15," in their first two years of college, according to the kidshealth.org article, "Beating the Freshman 15."


Preparing for Battle Against Influenza

As summer fades into fall, it brings with it a new semester, football, pumpkin spice latte, your favorite sweater and your long neglected fuzzy boots.  It also ushers in the beginning of flu season.


The Malleable Body

Ages ago, the atoms that make up your body at this very moment were born through nuclear fusion in the cores of stars.  As the saying goes, you're nothing more than stardust.


Scott Village basketball court nearly ready

UNO students looking to shoot some hoops in the sunshine will soon have a fresh venue available.