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New link found between ion concentrations and sleeping state

May 5, 2016

By Roxanne Lee Staff Writer Researchers reported on April 29 that it is changes in ion concentrations, and not nerve cell activity, that switch the brain between its waking and sleeping states. The study, conducted by Ding et al., focu...

Campus MovieFest: the best and worst thing in a week

April 7, 2016

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer Campus MovieFest just ended, leaving many student filmmakers and/or actors relieved and exhausted. I am glad that I participated in campus MovieFest...mostly. It’s not a decision to regret or not...

Ask a Wellness Ambassador: balancing health and a busy schedule, anemia

March 24, 2016

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, I work and go to school full time, and as a result, I have a busy schedule and often forget t...

Ask a Wellness Ambassador: oral sex, headache relief

February 17, 2016

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, My partner and I haven’t had sex but we have been doing oral. Can I get an STI from doing or...

A Thousand Words: Snow Day

A Thousand Words: Snow Day

February 11, 2016

Ask a Wellness Ambassador: coffee habit, birth control options

February 3, 2016

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, Whenever I am in school I drink about 3-5 cups of coffee per day to stay awake, and my friends...

Finals Fatigue

Finals Fatigue

December 9, 2015

Forget what your family and friends have told you about health

October 21, 2015

By Tori Stadolnik Contributing Writer Will vitamin C really help you with that nasty cold? Are vaccines really bad for you? There are many myths, old and new , circulating about our health. But what’s fact, and what’s com...

Wellness during flu season

September 30, 2015

By Shen Gao Staff Writer It’s almost that time of year agai: flu season. While it may seem to be a near-impossible task to steer clear from the infectious flu virus, there are definitely ways to prevent its onset and spread...

Ask a Wellness Ambassador

September 24, 2015

A biweekly column addressing students’ health questions from office of Health, Wellness, and Recreation. Dear Wellness Ambassadors, I’m a first-year, and ever since coming to campus, I’ve had a really hard time falling ...

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