CHC Blog

  1. Traveling Abroad: Understanding Your Travel Health

    With spring break just around the corner and summer break a couple of months away, no doubt, some of you have travel plans or are in the process of making them. Now is the time to think about what steps you may need to take for your health before you leave. When traveling abroad, you…

  2. Health and Wellness Survey Aims to Assess Student Health Behaviors to Provide Better Services and Support

    Wayne State University, the College of Nursing and the Campus Health Center are committed to providing an atmosphere that values student health and wellness. As such, the university is seeking feedback from students to assess health behaviors with the goal of providing better services and support. In mid-February, a random sample of WSU students will…

  3. WSU Wins National and State College Flu Vaccination Challenge

    Wayne State University (WSU) has won both the inaugural Alana Yaksich National College & University Flu Vaccination Challenge and the MDHHS 2017-2018 Michigan College & University Flu Vaccination Challenge for medium-sized schools. This represents the fourth consecutive win for Wayne State University in the statewide challenge. “We are beyond proud of the Campus Health Center…

  4. #StopTheFluWSU Kickoff

    Over 100 Wayne State University (WSU) students came together on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 to get vaccinated against the flu at the #StopTheFluWSU Kickoff, held at the Gullen Mall Fountain/Flagpoles from 10am-2pm. “The #StopTheFluWSU campaign is a wonderful opportunity for Wayne State students to get vaccinated against the flu at no out-of-pocket cost,” said Provost…

  5. The Zika Virus and Your Spring Break!

    How to Plan your Vacation with Prevention in Mind Zika virus has made international headlines, and locally transmitted Zika virus has now been confirmed in the United States. Before Wayne State students depart for their Spring Break adventures, we want you to be aware of this virus and how you can help protect yourself from…

  6. Are your New Year’s Resolutions Setting You Up for Success?

    It’s that time of year again: Resolutions. We all do it, and we all have very good intentions of making and keeping our New Year’s Resolutions. However, it can be very difficult to stay committed to our resolutions for an entire year, and it can be even more challenging when we are not making specific,…

  7. Five Easy Health Tips and Resources for WSU Students

    The life of a college student is busy and stressful, and that means your diet and exercise schedule are often left out in the cold. Whether you are just starting out as an undergrad or are already a graduate or professional student, knowing how to stay healthy on WSU campus is no small feat. Luckily, you…

  8. Five Tips for Fighting the Freshman 15

    We all know it when it strikes. Our clothes get a little tighter, we start to walk a little slower, and we’re eating a little more ice cream than we probably should. Those extra pounds around the waist make us cringe as we try to put on our favorite pair of jeans, and we eventually…

  9. How to Find Healthy Snacks on a Budget!

    Tips for finding healthy snacks for college students Let’s be honest, snacks for college students generally consist of salty potato chips, sugary drinks and energy drinks, and lots of delicious calorie-filled candy bars. Although these easy snacks can be tasty, they are not the best option for our bodies or minds. With all the studying…

  10. WSU Nutrition: Dine Out, Don’t Pig Out

    Eating healthier for your body, mind, and wallet The Washington Post recently described Detroit as a rising “food mecca.” Over the past year alone, Detroit’s food industry welcomed Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery, Treat Dreams, and Central Bar + Kitchen… just to name a few new eateries. The increasing number of restaurants, bakeries, and bars…