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Puppies, Play-Doh combat finals stress

Puppies, Play-Doh combat finals stress

By Kate Chopelas | December 3, 2013

It turns out that a St. Bernard doesn’t just look cute — it can give students some peace of mind as finals loom, too.The dog, Play-Doh and Monopoly were among the de-stressors at a campus stress-free zone Tuesday.Hosted by Health Enhancement, stress-free...

Get back in shape after Halloween candy craze

By Blake Glosson | November 3, 2013

Halloween has come and gone, but the extra pounds that may have showed up haven’t been as eager to leave.Luckily, one bad night of eating isn’t the end of the world. By being aware of the implications of your daily diet decisions, you will be able...

Warmer weather can still pose health risk

By Eric Beesley | February 15, 2011

Despite the warm weather over the last few days, winter still has a lot of fight left in it. College students who tend to cut loose every once in a while are at particular risk of allowing extreme weather to get the best of them. "A spring thaw like we...

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