Healthy Buffs is a series developed by Health and Wellness Services with tips and information on a variety of health topics important to the campus community.

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Tips for understanding health insurance basics as a grad student

Aug. 22, 2022

While insurance plans can be complex, understanding your policy is an important part of managing your health (and wallet). Here are a few tips and tricks to help you understand the basics of your health insurance plan.

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Tips for living with roommates on and off campus

Aug. 22, 2022

Living with roommates is a normal part of college and young adulthood. Here are some tips to help you have a more successful roommate experience, whether you’re living on or off campus.

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5 tips for staying healthy in Colorado

Aug. 16, 2022

High elevation combined with increased climate change can make Colorado weather hot, dry and a bit unpredictable. Here are five tips to help you stay healthy this fall.

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5 things everyone should know about sexual assault

Aug. 8, 2022

Sexual violence can have lasting impacts on individuals and communities. Here are five things everyone should know about sexual assault.

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Your campus fitness guide for fall 2022

Aug. 2, 2022

If you're looking to be active, meet people, find your community or explore new hobbies, the Rec Center is a great place to get started. Here is your ultimate guide to campus fitness!

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Head outdoors with equipment rentals from Outdoor Pursuits

July 7, 2022

If you want to rent equipment for camping, backpacking, climbing or other activities, check out outdoor equipment rentals with Outdoor Pursuits.

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Campus resources available to LGBTQ+ students

June 9, 2022

Every June, CU Boulder celebrates our LGBTQ+ communities during Pride Month. Here are a few of the support services and resources available to students.

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4 unique things to do in Colorado this summer

June 2, 2022

Need something to do over the summer? From quirky roadside attractions to national parks, here are a few unique things to check out in Colorado.

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6 things to do after a breakup

May 5, 2022

Whether it lasted for weeks, months or years, the end of a relationship can leave us feeling uneasy or uncertain about what comes next. Here are a few things you can do to cope and move on in a healthy way.

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Tips for staying safe while celebrating

April 27, 2022

Summer break, graduation, the end of finals—there are plenty of reasons to celebrate! Here are some tips to help you stay safe while celebrating the end of the year.

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