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Selcer: A second opinion on being fat, happy and healthy

Recently, the Emerald ran a piece titled “Health doesn’t come in supersized portions” which offered a critique on the “Health At Every Size” (HAES) campaign. While I don’t subscribe to the HAES campaign—because I don’t believe it is radical enough—the arguments leveled against it were not unfamiliar to me as …

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Bibeau: Health doesn’t come in supersized portions

Throw away that spinach, tuck your running shoes back into the closet and cancel your gym membership because, according to the approach of the fat acceptance movement known as “Health At Every Size,” you’re only wasting your time. HAES calls for a “weight neutral” outlook toward healthcare. A weight neutral …

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Annual Global Health Conference looks to bring awareness of women’s role in global health issues

The University of Oregon will host the annual Western Regional Global Health Conference April 20 through 22. The conference is open to everyone and free for students with their ID. Tickets can be picked up at the UO ticketing office. The Global Health Club at UO is looking to start …

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Lane County responds to growing mental health crisis, increases resources

More people in Lane County are needing and seeking out help for mental health related challenges. That’s according to recent data from both Lane County and the University of Oregon. And with five adolescent suicides already in 2018 — the annual average is seven –– Lane County is responding. Lane …

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Review: Barre3 studio offers ballet, yoga and pilates fusion

Located in Oakway Center’s newest shopping and dining structure, Eugene’s second Barre3 studio opened its doors June 23. Its windows greet customers with the slogan “Ballet barre meets yoga and Pilates.” Barre workouts have a reputation for being difficult because they’re aimed at toning and lengthening muscles that most people …

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Enough with the juice cleanses — there are healthier options to help you look your best

Warmer weather is approaching and so is drastic diet season. Try these delicious and healthy recipes to get you looking and feeling your best.

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Video: UO’s student food pantry welcomes all

University of Oregon’s Episcopal Campus Ministry started a free student food pantry about three years ago with the goal of helping college students maintain a healthy diet on a low budget. Follow Emily Basile on Twitter @emilybasile8

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Where not to eat: A map of Eugene’s restaurant inspection scores

Reading the map: Red markers indicate restaurants that received a score of 70 or below. Yellow markers indicate a score between 71-89 and green markers represent score of 90 or better. Click the markers for the restaurant’s name, address and recent inspection score. How clean and sanitary is your favorite restaurant? Eugene …

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Salads that are appropriate for the winter season

Perhaps it is more difficult to include salad in your diet during these chilly winter months. However, a balanced diet should not be neglected even though the weather may influence otherwise. Various spins on a simple salad recipe can capture comforting tastes of the winter season to make the meal …

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Health: Unusual causes for acne

Unfortunately for many including myself, acne is something that will never go away. No matter how many times we clean our faces with soap and special creams, it becomes annoying when we wake up in the morning to find a nice surprise on the top of our foreheads after all …

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For stressed-out college students, it’s important to take a step back

The second floor of the Knight Library is quiet, save for the clacking of computer keys. Movement, however, is abundant, if only you know where to look. There, a young woman sits, chewing absently on her pencil. There, a man stares at a computer screen while tapping incessantly on his …

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Making a difference in the bike culture of the UO campus with self-service repair stations

Between the whirling sounds of tools scraping metal and a classic hip-hop Pandora station flowing out through speakers, Aaron Rourke drowns out all outside noise and concentrates on replacing a broken tire valve. He looks like he’s done this his entire life, when in fact he’s learning as he goes …

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Health: World's Fittest Women

Last month, Men’s Health deemed U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps world’s fittest man. CNN Health presented its list last week of the world’s fittest women of the year, ranging from athletes to actresses and fitness personalities. Plenty of U.S. Olympians from the 2012 Summer Games made the top ten list and covered …

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Health: Hangover cures from around the world

It’s common courtesy when visiting foreign countries to become enriched in their culture by ways of cuisine, lifestyle, and, if you’re over the legal age, the certain nightlife that they offer. Hangovers, however, are universal — the aches and pains all speak the same language. Each country has its own …

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The results are in: Trojan's 7th Annual Sexual Health Report Card

A couple of weeks ago, The Daily Beast published the results of Trojan’s 7th annual sexual health report card, which ranks 141 schools based on the amount of sexual health information and campus resources they provide. Schools were scored according to availability of contraceptives, availability of condoms, access to STI …

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How to stay healthy in community living

Being able to say that I live in a multi-million dollar mansion sounds glamorous — until I add that I share the house with 56 other women and spent my first year sleeping in a room with 39 of them. Living in such close quarters with so many people raises …

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PeaceHealth cuts its $70 million project

The hospital’s emergency room will remain fully operational and will not be effected by these changes. PeaceHealth official said the cuts may be a benefit to students.

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Coffee consumption linked with living longer

Dr. Neal Freedman has found that drinking two to three cups of coffee a day increased a man’s life by 10 percent and 13 percent for women.

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Tips for working off winter weight

Ready to shed those unwanted winter pounds but don’t want to battle the Eugene winter to get to the gym?

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Study shows correlation between high to moderate stress and premature death

According to a study conducted by Carolyn Aldwin, a Oregon State University human development and family sciences professor, individuals with consistently moderate- or high-stress levels over time were found to be about 50 percent more likely to die prematurely than those who had less stress or who were perceived to have had less stress.

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Tobacco campaign kicks off as campus-wide ban approaches

ASUO, University Health Center to kick off a health campaign to help students and faculty members kick their smoking habits in anticipation of the campus-wide tobacco ban scheduled to begin next fall.

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