February 22, 2022
Staying Active In The Cold
As the temperature drops, so does the motivation to go outside. However, it is important to stay physically active, even in the winter. In fact, exercising in cooler weather has some advantages, such as not having to deal with heat or humidity. Exercising outdoors also allows you to get some Vitamin D, and boosts your immunity during cold and flu season. There are many outdoor activities you can participate in during the winter, such as:
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February 17, 2022
The Good and The Bad When It Comes to Food
Have you ever considered that the reason for your acne flare up is due to the food you’re consuming? Healthline informs us that according to recent research your diet has a lot to do with acne development. So maybe it is time to consider what your diet consists of as it could play a role in your acne break out. Before taking drastic measures like going on Accutane, change your diet and see if that has any effect on your skin first as it could save you... Read More
February 17, 2022
Accessing your prescriptions away from home while attending school can be a hassle. I know I’ve had my fair share of difficulties picking up prescriptions from the Durham Rite Aid when compared to my local CVS at home. Instead of transferring your medication to a local pharmacy near your campus, another simpler and easier route can be taken to access your prescriptions. That being an online pharmacy service that ships out your prescriptions in the mail and delivers them directly... Read More
February 4, 2022
Tips on the Switch from Pediatrics to Primary Care
The average age most pediatricians stop seeing their patients varies from 18 to 21 or when a person feels most ready. Some are sick of being in the same waiting room as toddlers who scream their heads off which is why they make the change earlier on whereas others prefer to stay with a doctor they’ve grown up with as long as possible. Either way this time in your life is inevitable, so why not be prepared for it? Young adults belonging to... Read More
February 4, 2022
How To Control Your Mind
Did you know you have the ability to control your mind? Although the concept of mind control belongs in science fiction, you do have some say over your thoughts. Unwanted thoughts can be very difficult to shake, and can lead to feelings of frustration, anxiety, and distress. This coupled with being discouraged and burnt out from the pandemic leads to an overall negative headspace.
Here are some tips to change your mindset and give you a more positive outlook:
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February 1, 2022
New Information on the Omicron Variant
Presence and Symptoms
Omicron is sweeping the nation, with as many as 800,000 new cases per day. The variant accounts for around 99.5 percent of new cases in the United States. As the number of cases increases, so does our knowledge about the variant. The incubation period of the variant, or the period between when a person is first infected and starts to show symptoms, is three days. This is two days quicker than the original version of COVID.... Read More
January 27, 2022
President Biden Rolls Out 400 Million Free Masks
President Biden recently purchased one billion at home tests that the American people can order and have shipped directly to their house. The tests can be ordered online, and the process to order such tests is extremely easy and takes seconds to complete. Following this, President Biden is also sending 400 million N95 masks to pharmacies all over the country, where Americans can obtain them for free. The Biden administration is looking to... Read More
January 26, 2022
Setting Realistic Fitness Goals According to Your Lifestyle
With the New Year comes new resolutions, often new fitness goals are championed to kick start the month of January. We all know how overwhelming it can be to alter your lifestyle overnight, which is why it's crucial to adapt to the one you already have. Instead of holding yourself to unrealistic workout regimes that never seem to stick maybe consider more creative ways to get your body moving. Exercising doesn’t have to be a burden,... Read More
January 19, 2022
Name: Michael DiScipio
Role at UNH: Alumni
UNH Class of 1998
What do you do to make a healthy UNH?
I make sure everyone around me is happy and healthy.
Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?
I try to avoid eating take out and like to make home cooked meals with my family.
Have you made any tangible improvements regarding your movement or physical activity by making positive changes in your life?
I like to jog every morning before work. I have noticed a very positive change from... Read More
January 18, 2022
Ways to Stay Active While in Quarantine
With the rapid increase of the Omicron variant spreading to people all over the U.S. according to New York Times the country has been averaging almost daily 500,000 new cases of the Coronavirus. This is happening at a rate far faster than even the pandemic last year. If you find yourself as one of the unfortunate ones to have tested positive for the virus you might want to continue reading. There is a multitude of indoor exercises to stay fit during your... Read More