March 11, 2013
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, by the time we reach 2015, we are going to be short 62,900 primary care physicians in the United States. They expect this number to be almost doubled by the time we reach 2025. A primary care physician is the first person a patient will seek if they are ill. Today, people are bypassing this, and going directly to emergency care. Many times, people are admitting themselves to the emergency room when in reality; they really do not need to... Read More
March 8, 2013
Like to dance? Looking to get in shape or change up your cardio workout? Ever heard of Zumba? Zumba is an energetic dance class where participants are able to let loose and have fun! I took a Zumba class a few days ago after a two-year hiatus of zumba-ing and I honestly forgot how much fun it was! The dance moves are relatively simple but fast paced to get your heartbeat going. Most of the music is top-40’s hits that you can sing along to if you want to make the most of the experience. It’s a... Read More
March 6, 2013
Institute for Health Policy and Practice
Year Started at UNH: 2011
What does health mean to you?: Health, to me, is simply recognizing and celebrating your worth by taking care of yourself in whole, as well as the people you love. While working towards self-health concerning mind, body and spirit, is key, taking care of and increasing the health of those around us is what true well-being is all about.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I work in Concord, and contribute... Read More
March 6, 2013
March is National Nutrition Month! 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of this campaign, hosted by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The theme for 2013 is, “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day!” National Nutrition Month urges people to understand that food choices are based on their health concerns, their food preferences, their lifestyle, their culture and their traditions. The campaign is spreading the message to choose healthy food choices, personalized specifically to you.
We are all unique... Read More
March 4, 2013
Remember the days when you would cry at the mention of bed time? All the fighting for only an extra hour of TV time. As a college student, sleep seems to become more of a reward; one that you could not be happier to achieve! When your work is done for the day you can finally relax and dream away all of your stress. More and more sleep is being lost today though, especially in the lives of college students. Not getting enough sleep can harm your physical health, mental health, and overall... Read More
March 1, 2013
With spring break on the horizon there has been a lot of talk on campus about the various vacations and adventures people will be embarking on. Don’t have a wild adventure planned yet? Don’t worry, there is plenty of time left this semester for a mini-trip and Outdoor Adventures has you covered. Outdoor Adventures offers day and overnight trips throughout the year. Some of the trips still to come this semester include an overnight canoe trip at Squam Lake, a day trip bouldering at Lincoln Woods... Read More