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Archive for October, 2011

Do You Know about Your Biochemical Profile?

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Biochemical profiles provide a window to the general health of an individual. Profiles test a variety of systems such as Hepatic, Renal, Cardiac, and Endocrine. Faculty Staff Fitness profiles may aid in the detection of specific diseases or conditions such as Diabetes Mellitus, Gout, Heart Disease, Prostate Cancer, Osteoporosis, Iron Overload, Thyroid Malfunction, or Hepatitis. […]

Thrive… OSU is Powered by Yoga

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

By Michele Ribeiro, Ed.D., Licensed Psychologist, CAPS Many of us at OSU have taken a yoga class whether as a one-time stress release program, an ongoing class at Dixon, for credit through health and human sciences or as a lunch time reprieve through the faculty and staff fitness program. And as many of you know, […]

High to moderate levels of stress lead to higher mortality rate

Friday, October 21st, 2011

From healthcanal.com CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study concludes that men who experience persistently moderate or high levels of stressful life events over a number of years have a 50 percent higher mortality rate. In general, the researchers found only a few protective factors against these higher levels of stress – people who self-reported that […]

From My Couch to the Finish Line

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

By Jennifer Viña, Assistant Director, Marketing, UHDS A few months ago, I was finishing a work trip and, thanks to a luggage mishap, had to rush to catch my flight home. It was a small airport with only a few gates, but I remember gasping for air as I tried to reach the departure gate […]

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