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.


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.


How to eat healthy on a college student’s budget

It's inevitable – once you start classes, you're going to be crunched for both time and cash. And since you're not looking to order all your meals from McDonald's Dollar Menu (at least, I hope you're not), you'll need a plan. Otherwise, you'll find yourself deciding how to make a half-eaten bag of Doritos and minimarshmallows into a balanced meal at 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Been there, done that.


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Understanding the Yawn

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Healthy spots to dine and drink at near campus

While living through your college years, you may often find yourself strapped for time. Whether you're living on or off campus, you're probably too busy to cook something wholesome and clean up afterwards. Between classes, studying, work and other responsibilities, students often have little time to partake in activities that they truly love.


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."


Tricks for tackling food cravings

(Family Features) If your diet’s been derailed by a sudden desire for chips or hankering for a hamburger, you’re not alone. According...