An increased amount of time spent using devices with screens increases exposure to blue-light, which can wreak havoc on melatonin levels and circadian rhythm.
Even though the #MeToo movement has gained considerable traction and support since its inception, coming forward takes an incredible amount of courage due to institutional and environmental factors in areas such as entertainment, the workplace, and higher education. While starting and perpetuating conversations is an excellent way to get started, it’s only the beginning of the solution.
Nowhere is the topic of reproductive healthcare more relevant than on college campuses. Without access to safe and legal abortion, people who want to terminate their pregnancies must resort to unsafe practices that threaten their health and even their lives. Many students argue that abortion services should be available at on-campus health centers.
PE has historically been de-prioritized in the public education system, which has lead to a devaluation of programs nationwide. It’s important to normalize exercise, as individual and group-level changes can lead to nationwide shifts in physical activity in educational, social, and public health contexts.
The current blood shortage has resulted in severe obstacles to immediate, effective medical care, making those dramatic surgeries and cutting-edge cancer therapies ever more difficult to perform. Research throughout the past decade continues to show that an overwhelming number of college students have positive views when asked about blood donation, but only half actually donate.
Despite the easy access of high calorie, high fat, and sugary options available to college students, establishing better nutrition habits could be easier than you think.
Mold is an issue many residents face in their homes, but can it be representative of a bigger housing crisis?
UC Berkeley students from Students United for Reproductive Justice, or SURJ, are working to make medication abortion accessible to college students across California.
Coffee has a significant presence on college campuses, but how much do students really know about its nutritional contents?
Sleep has been shown to have significant ramifications on individuals’ physical and mental health. What strategies exist to help us sleep towards success?