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Sep 30

A Brain is a Terrible Thing to Waste

What  happens to your brain when you get drunk? When you drink alcohol, your brain cells communicate at a slower rate than normal. Yup, alcohol acts as a depressant. Alcohol also impairs the function of your limbic system, that part of the brain that controls your emotions. Your inhibitions may disappear making you become more …

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Sep 20

When the Health Center is closed… where do you go?

GCU Health Services is a crucial part of maintaining a healthy campus. We believe that it is important for students to develop personal responsibility for their health during their academic pursuits at GCU. Staying healthy will give you a competitive edge and help maximize your educational experience at GCU. Nobody likes getting sick. Whether you …

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May 16

Sexual Assault & Violence Awareness APRIL 2016

    CHECK OUT THE BULLETIN BOARD IN JEFFRIES HALL!                                                                WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CONSENT?

May 13

Stress Buster Bazaar Spring 2016

 

Apr 22

Calling all night Owls

Making your sleep habits work for you. Sleeping much? at night or in lecture? if these questions make you yawn or weep, you’re in good (but tired) company. Many college students are night owls, prone to staying up late, then sleeping well into the morning or crashing during the day. Night owls come in different types. to find your sleep …

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Apr 15

Just for the Health of It!

 

Mar 23

Helpful Healthy on Hand Pantry

10 Helpful Healthy on Hand Pantry By: Chef Pat Beans (canned or dry) kidney beans, white, pinto, black (any that you like) Rice & Grains: Brown or wild rice are healthier than white rice. For Grains try quinoa, faro, barley and wheat berries, they are some good choice but try different ones to find your …

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Mar 22

Are you having TROUBLE EATING HEALTHY?

Are you having TROUBLE EATING HEALTHY?                                         Here are 8 simple tips to change                                             YOUR bad eating behaviors                                                By: Daphney Romain Eat more fruits and vegetables! Chances are you are not getting enough! Make half your plate vegetables or fruits– a rainbow of colors  Good choices include: apples, oranges, bananas, broccoli, carrots, lettuce, tomato, …

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Feb 26

Celebrate Black History Month- An African American Nurse Who Changed History

Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American professional nurse in the United States. She  was small in stature but a force to be reckoned with- a true dynamo. Mary Eliza Mahoney refused to succumb to the restrictions of racial prejudice. Mahoney was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1845. As a teenager she became interested …

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Feb 19

Beat this!

Did you know these amazing HEART facts? Every day your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles The average heart beats 72 times a minute, 100,000 times a day, 2.5 billion times during your lifetime The heart begins beating 4 weeks after conception and does not stop until death A women’s heart …

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