Health Update

Local Events for Suicide Prevention Month
September is suicide prevention month. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among people aged 25 to 34 and the third-leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24. There are more than 1,000 suicides on college campuses per year.Stockton University will host 20 events throughout this fa…
How Flooding Affects Your Lung Health
Our hearts go out to the victims of the hurricane and flooding in Texas and surrounding areas. In addition to the obvious ways floods can be dangerous, it may also put lung health ask risk due to sewage and chemicals in the water. After the flood waters recede, mold...
Does Marriage Make You Healthier?
If you are feeling healthy today, thank your spouse.  Research shows that married people have better overall health than their unmarried peers and are less likely to develop chronic conditions than their widowed or divorced counterparts.
Don’t Mix Your Meds With These Foods
Research shows that some foods and drinks can rob your medications of some of their powers. Or they can cause serious, even life-threatening, reactions. Here's a list of seven foods that don't mix well with common drugs. But, you don't need to worry if you see one of your favorite foo…
Tired of Plain Old Water? 7 Interesting Ways to Stay Hydrated
We need water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in our body needs water to work properly. For example, we use water to maintain our temperature, remove waste, and lubricate our joints. Water is needed for overall good health.Staying hydrated in warmer weather can be a cha…
5 Tips for Better Sleep
A sleep deficit affects everything from your ability to pay attention and staying alert to your mood throughout the day. Lack of sleep can lead to emotional troubles such as anxiety and depression.

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