March 9, 2016
Here is What You Need to Know Before You Pick Up a Cigar
In a survey given to students at 119 colleges nationwide, the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that 23% of college students reported they had smoked a cigar in the last year, while 9% said they were current cigar users.
Most college students assume that cigars are not as harmful to your health as cigarettes are. Now that there is a smaller version of the cigar available, it is becoming even more appealing to the younger population... Read More
March 7, 2014
What’s better than enjoying a nice cup of tea to either jumpstart your day or wind down at night?
Your routine cup of tea not only gives you a boost of energy in the morning or helps you relax before falling asleep at night, but it can also be very beneficial for you health! Recent research from the Harvard School of Public Health has shown that tea is full of antioxidants and flavonoids that can be good for you health and help protect against disease!
Benefits one can receive from drinking tea... Read More
November 26, 2013
November 21st was the Great American Smoke Out. Here at UNH, students are encouraged to kick the habit by being educated of the harmful effects of smoking and offered resources to help them quit. The Center of Disease Control reports that smoking is the leading preventative cause of disease in the U.S. Smoking causes approximately 443,000 deaths from cancer, lung disease and heart attacks each year. One factor many do not think about is that by quitting smoking you can significantly reduce your... Read More
March 15, 2013
Over the years Vitamin D has not been one of the most commonly
talked about vitamins. Despite not being a frequent topic of discussion among
the general public, Vitamin D plays a critical role in health. According to the
University of Maryland Medical Center, Vitamin D has many health benefits. One
of the main roles Vitamin D plays is aiding in calcium absorption and bone
health. Without adequate Vitamin D a person runs the risk of developing weak
and misshapen bones or even Osteoporosis. In... Read More
January 22, 2013
activity’s importance has been drilled into our minds since elementary school.
There are so many reasons to fit it into our busy schedules; stress relief and
weight management being just a couple of those reasons. However, recently,
researchers have found even another motivation for us to engage in regular
Research done at the National Cancer
Institute found that people who regularly exercise (at least 1.25 hours a week
of vigorous physical activity) can lengthen... Read More