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Feeling stressed this week? Exercising can help

Learning to manage stress is an integral part of student life. When exams, class presentations, homework assignments and job searches take up the bulk of your time, high stress and anxiety levels can become the norm. Physical activity increases the production of endorphins, which in return initiates positive feelings in …

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UO Stress Less offers a haven for stressed students

As students enter dead and finals week, they also enter a time of high stress levels. To help combat this, the University Health Center, Counseling and Testing Center, Knight Library, PE and Recreation, the ASUO and Active Minds have collaborated to create UO Stress Less. The program will provide a …

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Sullivan: Remember to take time for yourself

As this term gets into full swing, passersby on 13th Avenue and University Street can almost smell the stress in the air. At this point in our lives, grades can seem like the most important thing in the world to us. We spend countless hours memorizing flash cards, going over our …

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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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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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