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Healthy Buffs: Keeping it in perspective

March 22, 2017

Social media can be a place to keep up with friends, make plans or hear about events. At the same time, it can be a bombardment of news and information, which may get stressful. Learn how to better navigate social media use and keep things in perspective.

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Healthy Buffs: Peak performance

March 15, 2017

Whether it's a sport, an instrument, lifting weights or going on a hike, being in tune with our bodies can help us perform better. Physical therapist Annie Sirotniak offers tips to make sure we're performing at our best and preventing injuries along the way.


Healthy Buffs: STI testing

March 1, 2017

When we talk about sexual health, many of us get a little uncomfortable. But why? We aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu virus or strep throat.

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Healthy Buffs: Overcoming feelings of being overwhelmed

Feb. 15, 2017

As we get further into the semester we might feel pressure from all different directions. While it's important to be aware of our responsibilities, we also need to look out for ourselves and our energy.

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Healthy Buffs: 3 tips for better relationships

Feb. 8, 2017

Whether it's a significant other, roommate or family member, we all have to put in the time and effort to keep these relationships working well. Consider how these keys to healthy relationships might apply to your life.

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Healthy Buffs: What recovery looks like

Feb. 1, 2017

Recovery can mean different things to different people. Sam Randall, program manager at CU Collegiate Recovery Center, dives into what recovery is all about and how we can be supportive of those who are living a life in recovery.

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Healthy Buffs: Opting for optimism

Jan. 18, 2017

Research shows that college students who participate in learned optimism, the idea that we can teach ourselves to overcome negative thoughts, experiences less depression, anxiety and improved health and wellness. Ready to give it a try?

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Healthy Buffs: 3 ways to make a New Year's resolution stick

Jan. 10, 2017

Doing better in school, keeping in touch with family, feeling healthier—it’s New Year's resolution season! Research shows progress comes down to the way we set up goals and how we take them on, so click through for three key tips.

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Top 16 in 2016

Dec. 15, 2016

In 2016, we again celebrated a campus community that brings innovation and positive impacts to Colorado and the nation. We marked new discoveries, faculty achievements, Olympic medalists and a resurgent football program while welcoming high-profile visitors to campus and sending satellites throughout our solar system. Enjoy this recap of an outstanding year.

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Healthy Buffs: Ask the expert—How to recognize a concussion

Nov. 30, 2016

Chances are, you probably know someone who's had a concussion; the college population in particular is at a higher risk. Dr. John Breck shares what you need to know about concussions.