Tag Archives: Health
Opinion: The Monday After Daylight Saving Time Starts Should be a National Holiday
Let me just start by saying this is a joke – kind of. I have been a longstanding member of the group that wants to eradicate daylight saving time entirely, but as the years go on it seems like that … Continue reading
Life as a Pre-Med Student
I am a senior at the University of Maryland College Park here at USG, studying Biological Sciences. Becoming a Biology major wasn’t a simple decision, and during my first two years at Montgomery College, I was very indecisive about my … Continue reading
Women’s History, Just What the Doctor Ordered
International Women’s Day was last Monday, but it’s never too late to celebrate incredible people! So, today, I’d like to introduce you to someone. Meet Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte. Dr. Susan, as her patients called her, was born in 1865 … Continue reading
Taking the First Steps of my Last Semester
Hello all! I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break. This semester marks the final stage of my journey here at The Universities at Shady Grove, as I will be graduating with my Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science this upcoming … Continue reading
Overcoming Barriers to Exercise
Whether you’re a student, working professional, or juggling multiple roles, finding the time to exercise and sticking to a plan is often tough to do. In the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers decided to take a closer look … Continue reading
Stress: It’s Just Not Worth It!
If you’re starting to feel burnt out and overwhelmed by the coming semester, maybe it’s time for you to take a step back and evaluate what’s on your plate. Continue reading
The year of “No.”
2017 should be the year of “No.” Our culture encourages us to be more efficient and produce more and work harder. In theory, this isn’t a bad thing. But what’s happening is that we’re taking on too many goals and too … Continue reading
How to deal with disagreement in three easy steps.
Breathe, deeply. Okay, you’ve just realized that you disagree with someone and you can’t just walk away. You disagree with your wife, father, brother, co-worker, boss, neighbor or best friend. Whatever the nature of your relationship, you have to cope … Continue reading
Be a Part of the Cancer Awareness Months
We all have lost someone to cancer, or we at least know people who has. Cancer has become a common illness in our society. As a Public Health professional, it breaks my heart to see so many people die from … Continue reading
Give Internships A Chance!
I feel like I’ve always been an intern. I intern at a different organization every year, and those experiences have shaped my career more than anything else in my life. The hands-on experience internships offer is very important for many … Continue reading