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…

Kickstarting Your New Year’s Resolutions with UGA Fitness & Wellness

Kickstarting Your New Year’s Resolutions with UGA Fitness & Wellness

It’s the first week of classes. You have a bright new schedule, a fresh, untouched gradebook, and some new bus routes to get used to. Finals week was a blur, and however it went, you’re past it now- it’s spring 2022! You promised yourself each week leading up to this month that you wouldn’t be…

5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare
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5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare

Plans Matter. If using a rideshare: Check color, make and model of vehicle. Confirm license plate. Ask the driver to verify your name. Stay together as a group. Make sure cell phones are charged. Going to be a Designated Driver? If you plan to be a designated driver, your safety and the safety of those…

Navigating Holiday Food Choices
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Navigating Holiday Food Choices

For some, this will be their first holiday season with family and friends since making a change in their diet. For others, they’ll be spending the holiday away from home and sharing foods from different cultures or customs. Whether adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet, avoiding something that triggers digestive problems like lactose or gluten,…

Intro to Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)
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Intro to Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

Adjustment to a new environment, a new semester, or even a change in weather can affect the way we think, feel, and act. There are so many stressors, external and internal, that we experience throughout life that can make us feel low, anxious, overwhelmed, or lonely. Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is a resource to build…

5 Sexual Health Facts Every College Student Needs to Know
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5 Sexual Health Facts Every College Student Needs to Know

1. Not all college students are sexually active.   According to the National College Health Assessment, 35% of undergraduate students reported having no sexual partners within the past year, and 49% of undergraduate students reported having 1 – 2 sexual partners within the past year.