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Letter to the editor — Designated smoking areas don’t work

01.15.2015 – 10:24 pm |

While attending a Tobacco Free Idaho Alliance meeting in Boise on Dec. 8, 2014, I had the opportunity to listen to a riveting speaker by the name of Victor DeNoble.  He was recruited by Philip …

Extending amnesty

11.17.2014 – 10:16 pm |

Moscow police consider adopting an amnesty policy
It’s a crisis situation — an underage student has alcohol poisoning and needs medical attention immediately. Instead of seeking help, however, the thoughts of the student or the friends …

Horoscopes 11.14.14

11.13.2014 – 10:43 pm |

Scorpio 10/23-11/21 
In less than seven days, you’ll be on the road again. You just can’t wait to get on the road again.

Don’t be a SAD eater

09.18.2014 – 9:56 pm |

Tips and tricks for positive eating
There is a reason the Standard American Diet is abbreviated as SAD.  With a hefty helping of added sugars, added fats and refined grains, the average American diet is calorie-rich, …

Bringing health, safety to campus — Relationships and Safety Resource Fair to kick off UI Safety Week

09.11.2014 – 9:19 pm |

The University of Idaho kicks off its annual Campus Safety Week with a Relationships and Safety Resource Fair at 11 a.m. Monday, September 15 at the Commons Plaza.
Organized by Vandal Health Education and its community …

A healthy priority

08.28.2014 – 11:04 pm |

The Idaho and Florida football teams, opening opponents in 2014, had one thing in common in 2013: Both teams were forced to use three quarterbacks due to injuries. Obtaining injuries is inevitable in football, but …

Smoke-initiative moves forward

08.25.2014 – 10:23 pm |

Serving Your New Community, or SYNC, is an annual opportunity for incoming freshmen to connect with other students and community members through service projects in the Moscow area. For the five freshmen tasked with picking …

Health is a choice — Utilize campus resources for maximum benefits

08.21.2014 – 9:45 pm |

Decisions surrounding nutrition, sexual health, mental wellbeing, alcohol and drugs influence your long-term health beyond college. For many students, college is a time of transition, from adolescence into emerging adulthood,and can be a time of …

Spreading awareness, not disease — Get Yourself Tested campaign begins on campus this week

04.07.2014 – 9:27 pm |

The Vandal Health Education Office will table the Health Hut April 16 in the Idaho Commons, as part of the Get Yourself Tested campaign to spread awareness of the importance of STD testing. 

Millet: a great grain alternative

03.31.2014 – 8:43 pm |

March is National Nutrition Month and in honor of this, let’s take a peek at a little-known nutritional powerhouse — millet. 

‘Got Sex’ returns— Monthly Women’s Center event to cover masturbation

02.18.2014 – 8:50 pm |

The University of Idaho was ranked last out of 141 American colleges and universities when it came to offering sexual health resources to students, according to the 2010 Trojan condom sexual health survey.
In response, UI …

Helping students prioritize health

02.18.2014 – 8:48 pm |

Between class schedules and extracurricular commitments, staying healthy in college can be difficult, but for students who make time to prioritize their health there is another challenge — resource overload.

Biggest winner and loser

01.21.2014 – 9:57 pm |

Best and worst diets for 2014
Every year the diet industry attempts to lure dieters with quick fixes, flashy marketing and a steady stream of misinformation that can make eating healthy seem incredibly confusing.
It can be …

Finish strong, healthy

04.23.2013 – 4:00 pm |

Graduation is in about three weeks. Whether you are finished at the University of Idaho, or coming back for another year, spring commencement means the end of another school year. 

Finish strong, healthy

04.22.2013 – 8:54 pm |

Graduation is in about three weeks. Whether you are finished at the University of Idaho, or coming back for another year, spring commencement means the end of another school year. 

Searching for answers on sexual health

02.14.2013 – 8:48 pm |

Sexual health seems to be the health topic that is not always comfortable to talk about. This makes it difficult for many teenagers and even adults to find the information they need in order to …

Cutting back on caffeine

02.04.2013 – 8:46 pm |

For years medical professionals have gone back and forth about caffeine and its effects on people. We have heard it is terrible for you and then find out about newly discovered benefits the following month. …

Get your shot, not the flu

01.28.2013 – 8:19 pm |

Feeling drowsy, achy or run down? The flu virus may have already reached you. It’s that time of year again where the flu virus is spreading like crazy. The severity of the flu season varies …

Appearance after alcohol — New smart phone app highlights dangers of binge drinking

01.22.2013 – 9:52 pm |

Anti-drinking campaigns often try to speak to the adverse health effects drinking can have. But what about the physical effects alcohol can have? The consequences on your health aren’t enough to appeal to a lot …

New Year’s health challenge — Give yourself opportunity, inspiration to have a healthy 2013

01.10.2013 – 8:03 pm |

It’s a new year with new resolutions. How many times have you said, “this is the year I will exercise every day,” or “I will finally lose those last 15 pounds.”

Dirty secret

11.05.2012 – 8:12 pm |

What’s chillin’ in your fridge?

Tried and true — Student health tips from a senior

09.24.2012 – 8:30 pm |

It’s your first time living away from home, you have free reign over everything you do. That includes eating whatever you want in the cafeteria, late night snacks and drinking alcohol in excess — but …

Fitting in fitness

09.04.2012 – 8:57 pm |

The first couple weeks of the semester are in the books, and routines are beginning to settle into place. Creating good healthy habits, setting priorities and figuring out how it all fits together is a …

Health away from home

07.25.2012 – 12:24 pm |

Shannon Haselhuhn | UI Health Education Coordinator.  
There are many things to think about as you start your college career. What major you will choose, how you will find your classes, and who you are …

Keys to a smooth ride

05.30.2012 – 3:31 pm |

Bicycles are convenient, save gas money and promote good health. They also come in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles, models and colors, but choosing the correct one can be difficult without extensive bike knowledge. 

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