Have bags and dark circles under your eyes? Tired of drinking caffeine and still feeling sleepy? Cutting back on long nights out and getting more sleep can do the trick! Sleep is good for the body physically and mentally. There are so many benefits to getting 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night. It […]Read More Your Future Depends on Your Sleep, Go to Bed!
Every 23 seconds, another American is diagnosed with diabetes. And according to the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, the average yearly health care cost for a person with diabetes is $13,700, with $7,900 due to diabetes alone. This illness, although prevalent, is not seen as serious by people as it should be. Many live with […]Read More Why Should we Worry about Diabetes?
Detox diets- what are they, exactly? Well, these “diets” are short-term “cleanses”that most people follow to quickly lose weight, to give the body a fresh start from a long period of eating unhealthily or, generally, to detoxify the body. Juice cleanses, fasting, drinking only liquids (with no food), and restricting foods to only eating fruits and vegetables are […]Read More Nutrition & You: Detox Diets
The grass is green, the breeze is cool, and the sun is out, tickling our skin as it bronzes. Summer is just around the corner, and many have gone home to work or take a break, or have chosen to expand their experiences with internships and other opportunities. Yet some chose to be studious and get […]Read More Surviving Summer Classes
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would know that the wait is over and the new Health Services has finally opened its doors to the Eagle Nation! Georgia Southern University’s Health Services held a ribbon-cutting ceremony January 8, 2015, which gave the public the first look at this new 39,000-square-foot facility.The $8.5 million facility […]Read More Health Services Has Moved!
When is the last time you’ve walked out of the doctor’s office feeling confused? As a college student stepping into adulthood, one of the most basic yet overlooked life skills is being a responsible health care consumer. The good thing is that it is pretty easy—all you need to do is ask! Communication with your […]Read More Adulting: Being a Better Health Care Consumer