Timely health and well-being information, helpful tips and tricks, education, and meaningful stories from healthcare providers, educators, and the students they serve.
Welcome Letter for New Dawgs
Dear Families, On behalf of the University Health Center, welcome to the Bulldawg Nation! As the campus medical home for the University of Georgia students, we endorse behaviors that support total health: the physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, and environmental aspects of health.
Student Perspective: Positive Experience as Part of SHAC
SHAC: a four letter acronym that represents health advocacy for all students at the University of Georgia. The UGA University Health Center is a student-centered facility that offers exceptional health care services to the students and faculty at UGA. It is incredibly comforting for UGA students to know that there
5 More Places to Nap at UGA
1. The Intersection The Intersection is a relatively new space on campus located in the massive lobby of Tate Student Center. This room is dedicated to social justice on campus and around the world. Being a force for positive change is exhausting, so it’s a good thing the Intersection also has
Sexual Health Services at UHC
Whether you are sexually active right now or not, the University Health Center spends a lot of time meeting with students to answer their questions about sexual health. A good rule of thumb is to come in annually for an exam or physical and be open and honest with your
Eat for Heart Health
We’ve discussed exercising for heart health, but there’s more to it than that! The American Heart Association also recommends making changes to your diet to support a healthier heart. Below are just a few tips to get you started. If you ever have more questions, UHC has nutritionists on staff
Exercise for Heart Health
There are many ways to help keep your heart healthy. This February, during American Heart Month, we’ll be sharing just a few of them. To start: Exercise. While it may not be everyone’s favorite way to stay healthy, it is one that’s accessible for many on campus at the University
Dental Health = Heart Health?
Did you know that taking care of your gums and mouth can also help keep your heart healthy? Here’s an explanation of how it works from the UHC Dental Clinic team…
Snack Your Way to a Healthy Lunch
Whether you’re packing your own lunch or heading to the dining hall, the chart below can help you balance your afternoon meal!
Less Stress, More Ohm
In this busy world of constant distraction, social media, apps for everything and too much to do, couldn’t we all use a little more zen in our life? Neuroscience research is steadily backing up the advantages of calming our nervous system through yoga, breath work and other mindfulness practices. Consequently,