The air is filled with sounds of basketball shoes screeching across hardwood floors and table tennis balls clacking against paddles. “Make sure you get this down: ‘Movement is life,’” said Herb Chereck. For Chereck, a retired registrar at the University of Oregon, movement became a big part …

The Lane County Public Health Department has reported multiple cases of influenza in Lane County and on the University of Oregon campus. The UO Health Center is trying to spread the word on the importance of getting flu shots and informing people of ways to stop the spread of influenza.

There is an outbreak of the Norovirus on the University of Oregon campus, according to an email sent out by Vice President of Student Life Robin Holmes. There have been 34 reports of gastroenteritis symptoms, commonly called the stomach flu, from UO students at the University Health Center a…

While October has ended, and with it, the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the disease still impacts millions of men and women all year around. Most students may easily recognize the bright pink ribbon as the international symbol of breast cancer awareness a…

Living in the lush green state of Oregon can be mesmerizing with all the natural beauty it has to offer, but with beauty comes sacrifice. When springtime rolls around and the many, many showers have brought us flowers, allergies can often be unmanageable and unbearable.

Last week, the Emerald stopped by the University of Oregon Outdoor Program to talk about new hiking spots with outdoor experts Molly Monahan, Jake Sandblom and Emma Juth. It’s time to step up your selfie game and take on something other than Spencer Butte.

Weight loss can be difficult for some, but a team of researchers at the University of Oregon are working on a way to make it easier. Project SMASH (Semantic Mining of Activity, Social, and Health data) was initiated to look into how social networking plays a role with exercise.

Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four years.

If you dealt with emotional pain by causing yourself physical pain in the form of cutting or burning yourself, you would probably be wary of revealing your secret to a group of strangers. But the leaders of a new support group at the HEDCO Clinic on campus want self-harmers to do just that.