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Weeks-long wait times for Counseling Center therapy causes students to deal with stress themselves; UO seeks fee increase to help

Last year, the UO Counseling Center experienced a 31 percent increase in the number of individual therapy appointments. This has led to longer waiting times for some students — sometimes up to weeks. University of Oregon sophomore Lauren Alejo is one student who has dealt with long wait times at …

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Vitamin deficiency and nutrition: How to start feeling your best

For many students, moving away from home for the first time and adjusting to college life can mean significant dietary and lifestyle changes. These changes can play a large role in vitamin and mineral intake, affecting your everyday life. Some common symptoms include memory loss, fatigue and a weakened immune system. …

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Nicotine replacement therapy offered at UO in transition to a tobacco-free campus

The nicotine-free policy instituted at the University of Oregon at the beginning of September has been years in the making. “I’ve worked on tobacco control for eight years,” said Paula Staight, advisor to the Student Health Advisory [email protected]@https://healthcenter.uoregon.edu/Home/SHACStudentHealthAdvisoryCommittee/[email protected]@. “This didn’t just happen overnight. This took years (of) polling students (and) …

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Meningitis more likely within close-quartered living situations

According to the Meningitis Foundation of America, a college lifestyle of late nights, partying, or social and educational stress are some — but in no way all — factors leading to one contracting the disease.

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Suicide awareness film comes to campus — with a twist

A screening of “Don’t Change the Subject” will be shown Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Lawrence Hall room 177.

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Becoming aware of Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the most common time of the year for SAD is in the fall and winter, it is recommended by the University Health and Counseling Centers that students take extra care to monitor their feelings and habits this winter.

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University Health Center reevaluates goals to draw in more students

Students are required to pay a health fee of $116.50 per term that provides them access to the Health Center’s medical staff — but many students don’t utilize the services they pay for.

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Over The Weekend: 7 ways to rejuvenate and de-stress your life

Ever since I plunged head first into this crazy world that they call college I’ve been running around like a chicken with my head cut off and never taking a second to take a breather. I had this epiphany that I need a major college lifestyle change and to that I present the seven things you can do to rejuvenate over the weekend.

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