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Social media use affects mental health

Social media use affects mental health

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

A WSU professor conducted several studies focused on the impacts of social media on adolescents and young adults, and found a connection between excessive social media use, and anxiety and depression in certain people. Chris Barry, an associate professor of psychology, organized a study where both...

Wellness fair focuses on all aspects of health

Wellness fair focuses on all aspects of health

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

The Latah County Health and Wellness Fair, designed to help community members of all ages live healthier lives by focusing on mental, physical and financial health, will take place Thursday. Jenny Ford, executive director of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, said this year’s theme is “love yourself,...

Binge on chocolate, cure Valentine’s blues

Binge on chocolate, cure Valentine’s blues

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Being single on Valentine’s Day can feel like walking around with a bull’s-eye on your back. Even grocery stores seem to mock you, with at least one aisle dedicated to Valentine’s Day since New Year’s. But if you can look past the unfriendly reminders of your loneliness, you may find a potential...

Valentine Climb now opened to couples, public

Valentine Climb now opened to couples, public

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Due to lack of registration for the Valentine Climb, officials in charge of the event and clinic decided to open it to the general public. The Valentine Climb is a University Recreation-sponsored special event during which couples participate in a belay and climbing clinic on UREC’s 72-foot ladder....

Alpha Chi Omega presents Healthy Relationships Week

Alpha Chi Omega presents Healthy Relationships Week

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Alpha Chi Omega is hosting its annual Healthy Relationships Week this week to spread domestic violence awareness. According to a fact sheet from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner...

University still offering influenza shots

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Despite the end of Flu Shot Fridays, hosted by Health & Wellness Services in the fall, flu shots are still available and highly recommended. According to the Health & Wellness website, flu shots are covered in full by most insurance plans. Leyen Vu, interim medical director at Health &...

Workshop emphasizes positive outcomes of sleep

ZACHARY GOFF, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

To combat the struggle many students face in getting enough sleep, Health & Wellness Services offers a program to strengthen sleep habits. Health & Wellness graduate assistant Brianne Posey said the program, called “Sleep More, Sleep Better,” focuses on helping students achieve quality...

Reiki clinic offered at Cafe Moro

Reiki clinic offered at Cafe Moro

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Reiki is an energy healing treatment that can have many benefits. It can promote deep relaxation and meditation, encourage healing of mind, body, and spirit and provide relief from stress and anxiety. Reiki has possible physical benefits as well, like easing muscle tension and discomfort, increasing...

Local class teaches empaths to connect

Local class teaches empaths to connect

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Empathy, something most people experience, is the ability to share and understand the feelings of another. However, an empathic person is not the same as an empath. Empaths feel empathy, but in a different way. An empath has the ability to not only relate to others’ feelings and experiences, but...

What to know about super blue blood moon

What to know about super blue blood moon

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Happy super blue blood moon! It’s a mouthful, but a pretty rare one, so enjoy it while you can. According to NASA’s website, the super blood blue moon is a once-in-150-years event we are lucky enough to witness. The eerie name seems to add a bit of mystery to the Jan. 31 event, but tonight’s...

Misconceptions about HPV impact decisions

Misconceptions about HPV impact decisions

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

In an episode of the HBO show “Girls,” Hannah, the main character, visits the doctor and finds out she has human papillomavirus. She becomes hysterical and tells everyone that she has pre-cancer. While the reaction was dramatized for television, Hannah isn’t the only one who has some misconceptions...

Moscow Food Co-op class teaches healthy eating on budget

Samuel Ruth, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

As a college student or young adult trying to make a living, eating healthy with spending limits may seem hard. Moscow Food Co-op’s class series “Healthy Eating on a Budget” aims to teach people how to eat healthy while not breaking the bank.   Co-op Education and Event Coordinator Max Newland...

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