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Healthy Buffs: Let the good vibes roll

May 9, 2018

Treating yourself and others is scientifically proven to boost happiness, health and well-being. Whatever else you may have going on this week, try to find a little time to spread those good vibes.

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Healthy Buffs: Fueling for finals

May 2, 2018

Whether you've got papers, presentations or exams coming up, it's especially important to fuel up with the right food to better retain information, maintain energy levels, concentrate and manage stress.

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Healthy Buffs: 5 tips for stressing less this week

April 25, 2018

It's important to find healthy ways to manage stress, especially during finals. Here's a quick guide on getting things under control this week.

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Healthy Buffs: Thinking of quitting tobacco?

April 18, 2018

The end of the spring semester can be a time of change. Whether it's finding a job, planning a trip or making a plan to quit tobacco, having support can go a long way toward reaching your goals.

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Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about marijuana

April 11, 2018

Marijuana and its active components, THC and CBD, exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people differently. If you choose to use, consider these questions.

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Healthy Buffs: Is substance use affecting your relationships?

April 4, 2018

Making connections is an important part of the university experience. Alcohol and drugs are sometimes seen as a vehicle for socializing, but it's helpful to consider how using these might impact your relationships.

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Healthy Buffs: Keeping social media in perspective

March 21, 2018

Social media: a great way to stay connected or a bombardment of news and information? Navigating social media use is all about keeping things in perspective. So how do we do that?

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Healthy Buffs: How to beat the bloat

March 14, 2018

Bloating and gas happen to everyone. Registered dietician nutritionists at Wardenburg Health Services let us know why we get gassy and bloated and what we can do to minimize it.

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Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

March 7, 2018

Self-care is a way to say: Here's how I help myself feel better. Whether you only have a few minutes or plenty of time to dedicate to self-care, here are some ways to start feeling better.

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Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about STI testing

Feb. 28, 2018

When we talk about sexual health, many of us may get a little uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be this way; if we aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu or strep throat, we can talk about our health below the belt.