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10 Ways to Stay Healthy at College

Going back to college for the new semester or just admitted? It’s time to stress about studies, expenses, as well as your health. Just like you have to take an exam for studies, similarly you have to practice mindfulness for staying healthy during college.

Student Health

Students: Here’s Why You Should Avoid Living a Sedentary lifestyle

Tweet Once you wake up in the wee hours of the morning, the next time you’ll rest is deep in the night. A sedentary lifestyle comes in when we don’t

Personal Advice

UCLA Cardiologists Offer Heart-Healthy Advice

You are never too young to consider your heart health. As a college student, you are exposed to germs, fatty foods and binge drinking, what can make you sick, wreck your health or even kill you.

Featured Personal Advice

How to Overcome Inertia

Inertia — it is that feeling you get when you just don’t want to do much of anything. Some people call it the “blahs” others describe it as a “blue funk” as if a color can adequately those feelings. Then again, if you are in a dark mood, then you know what I am talking about.

Personal Advice

Healthful Eating and the College Student

You were raised to eat a certain way while at home. Hopefully, that way incorporated a lot of sound eating habits, what can contribute to good health overall.

College Living

Meal Plans and the College Student

Eating right or even eating at all should never be taken for granted. For college students, the cost of tuition, fees, books, room and board, and related expenses can put a crimp on their finances, causing “food insecurity” for some.

Personal Advice

Wellness Advice for College Students

You need to take good care of yourself! That statement may be obvious to most people, but it has a certain urgency for college students. After all, if you miss too many classes because of health problems you may find it difficult to keep pace for the semester.

Campus News

Weight Gain and the College Freshman

Its back: stories about the Freshman 15, what some contend is the average weight gain for first-year college students. Fortunately, most people realize that the term “Freshman 15” is erroneous as college students typically gain much less weight during their first year away from home.

Campus News

Why Mandatory Drug Testing for College Students Makes Sense

Tweet That move, believed to be the first of its kind in the nation, has come under fire from the ACLU which filed a federal class action last Wednesday alleging

Personal Advice

Improve Grades and Fight the Freshman 15 with Diet & Exercise

Tweet By Jessica Bosari One 2004 Cornell University study found that the average freshman gained 4.2 pounds in the first semester of classes alone.1 Late night eating, binges on greasy

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Dorm Room Diet

Tweet Include me with those skeptics who usually dismiss most diet claims as faddish or too good to be true. Personally, I haven’t had to resort to dieting to lose

Personal Advice

Bad Habits That Can Make College Students Fat & Broke

Tweet By Gary Kohler Some college students are blessed with a metabolism that allows them to eat and drink anything they want at any time. Others are able to drink