Tag Archive | "Health"

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Give Yourself Time to Think

Posted on 06 December 2017 by

Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means everyone’s schedules are about to get a little more hectic. Finals approaching, holidays coming up, on top of balancing friends and family.  It’s safe to say that everyone is a little stressed out. Everyone needs to manage their busy schedules and in all that effort to balance, we […] Continue Reading…

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Eat Good, Look Good, Feel Good

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Looking your best doesn’t necessarily mean having a glamorous wardrobe or even the best hairstyle in class. It is more about how you treat your body to feel that exhilarating burst of energy, giving you the confidence to slay the day. I’d say that’s a good look. Many of us run on a daily routine […] Continue Reading…

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Ahead of the Curve

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Curvy girls have a lot more to smile about as they step into clothing stores these days. More retailers in the past decade have finally made stylish garments available for women over size 12. Shopping in these stores was not (and still isn’t, in many cases) always a rewarding experience. Often, plus-sized women in this […] Continue Reading…

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Zika Virus Could be Storm Cloud on the Horizon

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

If you’re a pregnant woman and you plan on traveling to a country in South America anytime soon, chances are you’ll be unpacking that suitcase and canceling those plans. And if you’re not a pregnant woman, well, chances are you could still be in danger. That’s because a potentially life threatening virus linked to birth […] Continue Reading…

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Withdrawing from School Due to Medical Problems

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

Did you know that you can drop out of school at any point in the semester with no penalty? Of course, this is only for special cases but it is still possible. It is called a medical withdrawal. Before last semester I had no idea this existed and I’m sure many of you didn’t either. […] Continue Reading…

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Cleanup Post Winter Wonderland

Posted on 10 February 2016 by

    If Mother Nature is easy on us this year, we can expect only a few mere inches of snow. But many will tell you that inches do matter. So in the event of a good amount of snowfall, remember these cleanup tips: Bundle Up: You can never go wrong with a good knit […] Continue Reading…

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Pour It Up, Pour It Up: Wine Consumption Does Your Health Wonders

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Seen as the drink as old as time, wine has been both used as an offering to the gods and consumed for less than religious purposes for centuries. But  the naysayers that believe this drink of choice brings no real benefits to the table may want to rethink this perspective. Studies show that wine consumption […] Continue Reading…

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You Smelly Hippie!

Posted on 06 November 2015 by

As reigning recycling queen in my family, an organic foods fanatic and a cat-obsessed animal rights activist, I know that I’ve nailed a lot of the bases on the hippie drop down checklist. I own up to the name with pride. Of all the stereotypes I happily own up to, from granola-munching, to compost advocating, […] Continue Reading…

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Ticks Know No Bounds

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

It isn’t every day you meet someone that has no memories of the seventh or eighth grade. Those are cringeworthy years, for sure, but instrumental in someone’s childhood. Meghan Preto-Rodas had these years stolen from her. She wasn’t kidnapped, so don’t expect a heartbreaking story. Instead, this nurse-in-training was a victim of Lyme disease for […] Continue Reading…

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Practice Sun Safety

Posted on 18 May 2015 by

At least 10 times a year I get a blistering, painful sunburn.   Sun protection is very important year round, but especially during the seasons of spring and summer because during these seasons the sun’s rays are more harmful, due to the rays hitting Earth at a steeper angle, making them more intense. I have […] Continue Reading…