5 Healthy Ways Students & Parents Can Prepare For The College Transition

5 Healthy Ways Students & Parents Can Prepare For The College Transition

Thousands of students from across the nation will soon be packing up and heading off to their first year of college. Armed with the latest dorm-room supplies, new course books, and career ambitions, they’ll enter a new stage of life. As exciting as the transition to college can be, it’s …

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Eating Healthy Recipes

As discussed in a previous blog post, nutrition has been proven to play a key role in managing depression. Although a causal relationship has yet to be established, there is strong enough correlative data to suggest that blood nutrient levels are lower in actively depressed individuals than the population at …

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You Are What You Eat: How Food Affects Your Mood

You Are What You Eat: How Food Affects Your Mood

As the old saying goes, “you are what you eat!” Have you ever thought that the foods you eat have more than just an effect on your waistline? Ongoing research shows just how important that connection between our gut and brain health really is! Gastrointestinal health can be the root …

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Healthy Food, Healthy Life

MDD, or Major Depressive Disorder, is one of the most common mental health concerns in the United States, affecting 19% of the population[1]. This disorder is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, emptiness, and hopelessness accompanied by a loss of interest in once enjoyable activities. MDD greatly interferes in an …

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Another Day, Another Pill, And No Relief.

Another Day, Another Pill, And No Relief.

Another day, another pill, and no relief. Imagine what it’s like for the one-third of adults who battle symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. Those who suffer from persistent feelings of sadness, low energy, sleep disturbances, and, in the very worst cases, thoughts of death or self-harm. This is what it’s …

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Blood Shortage

Blood Shortage

Every day, emergency rooms around the nation see and treat patients with traumatic injuries that require transfusions. In these situations, each moment plays a critical role between life and death for these individuals. Obtaining a blood type is often not feasible; transfusions need to be performed immediately if there is …

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5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day

5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day

What’s the first thing you did when you woke up this morning? For the majority of people, it probably involved engaging in some sort of technology. Maybe you reached for your cell phone to do a quick scroll through social media or turned on the television while you got ready …

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