Wellness Blog

November 18th, 2015

Emotional Eating

Are you finding that you eat more when you’re stressed? Check out this article to find how laughter can help you reduce your emotional eating.

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June 10th, 2015

Skin Protection this Summer

Summer has always been associated with great moments filled with fun and relaxation. As we look forward to the months when the sun is out and the weather is perfect for a trip to the beach, it’s important to be conscious of the measures we take to protect our skin. The sun is responsible for […]

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April 29th, 2015

Good Rx App – Save on Prescriptions!

Prescription cost is a significant barrier that prevents several individuals from either purchasing or refilling necessary prescriptions. As graduate students, we have several expenses and it’s nice to know when we can purchase important items, especially items related to our health and wellbeing, for much cheaper. As consumers, we often pay too much for our […]

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April 20th, 2015

Eat well… Be well

Between classes, exams, activities, and our packed schedules it can be extremely difficult to make conscious decisions about the food we consume. Let’s admit it, it’s much easier to grab something quick from the cafeteria with little nutritional value than it is to spend the time preparing a nutritious meal at home. Compounded with the […]

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February 5th, 2015

Are you sleeping?

Quality sleep is an essential component of our health and well-being. Regular and restful sleep is important for good health; it can help you feel less stressed and can even help you maintain a healthy diet. Our everyday activities as graduate students can strain our mind and body and consistent sleep deprivation can impact how […]

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December 11th, 2014

5 Healthy Tips for Finals Week

Finals/exams week is here and we all know how stressful this week can be. It can be tough to handle the stress and anxiety that accompanies exams which is why the list below has been created. The Eric Cohen Student Health Center wants to be sure that you find a method of relaxation that works […]

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October 30th, 2014

The Skeptics Guide to Meditation

We’ve all heard about the positive benefits of meditation and mindfulness; the practice can help boost focus, lower stress, bolster your immune system and so much more. However, some of us may be skeptical about its benefits and may be reluctant to begin meditating. Below is a list of common myths and some basic sciences […]

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October 1st, 2014

Mental Health Through Meditation

This semester Donna, alongside certified yoga instructor Mike Nader, will be teaching Mindfulness Meditation. This class is open to all USC students, faculty, and staff every Monday and Wednesday. We encourage you to take 30 minutes from your day to check in with yourself and experience all the benefits of meditation.

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September 19th, 2014

The GoodGuide – Make Good Choices

Have you ever wondered how healthy, environmentally friendly, or socially responsible common food items, personal care products, and household items are? Frequently, new articles are published in places like the New York Times, USA Today, as well as a variety of online blogs regarding the potential negative health, environmental, and social impacts certain products may […]

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September 16th, 2014

The Fall (Flu) Season…

The Fall season is right around the corner! And although the beginning of Fall marks the arrival of Pumpkin Spice Lattes at coffee shops nationwide, it also marks the beginning of flu season. The CDC recommends getting the annual flu vaccine for several reasons. Firstly, the influenza virus is a serious disease that can lead […]

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