Spring Wellness Workshops
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Spring Wellness Workshops

In addition to the beautiful blooms on north campus, spring also means preparations for end of semester exams, and for some students, graduation. While this can be an exciting time, spring may bring apprehension for some as they prepare for the next phase of life’s journey. The University Health Center, in conjunction with the University…

Sustainability & Our Daily Food Choices
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Sustainability & Our Daily Food Choices

April is Earth Month. You’re probably familiar with the term sustainability when it comes to environmental impact of reusable versus disposable products, transportation choices, and energy use. But what about food choices? With over seven billion people living, breathing, and eating on planet Earth, our daily food choices can add up to a big environmental…

Pandemic-Induced Eating Disorders: A Discussion With CAPS
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Pandemic-Induced Eating Disorders: A Discussion With CAPS

Dr. Chris Corbett, Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), recently spent some time talking with Simran Kaur Malhotra, host of The Athens Frontline, a podcast from The Red & Black dedicated to the discussion of health topics, tips, and news. Listen in on their conversation about how the pandemic has affected the mental health…

How to Eat a Heart Healthy Diet
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How to Eat a Heart Healthy Diet

Did you know February is Heart Health Month? It’s a good time to highlight the importance of diet on heart health. While cardiovascular disease is something that typically affects older people, as college students it’s important to integrate heart healthy eating into your life now to set a foundation for a healthy life. While changing…

Combatting Homesickness
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Combatting Homesickness

Being away from home can be difficult. You may feel as though you’re missing out on things, you may be lonely, or you may not feel comfortable in your new home yet. Whether it is your first year at UGA or you’re a senior, homesickness can impact you no matter how long you’ve been away from home.   What is homesickness?  Homesickness is defined by Merriam-Webster…