Are You Tired All the Time

Possible culprit: A vitamin or mineral deficiency One possible reason for feeling tired, anxious, and weak is having low levels of iron, vitamin D, or B12. Many experts believe that a significant percentage of the U.S. population is deficient in vitamin D. Having low levels of vitamin D can cause muscle weakness and pain. An…

Preventing Food borne Illness in Four Easy Steps

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one in six Americans get sick each year from eating contaminated food. There are many different germs that can contaminate food, resulting in more than 250 foodborne diseases. Infections such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins, and chemicals can contaminate foods and cause foodborne illness. Common symptoms of…

Chronic Illness in College Students

Attending college with a chronic illness can bring unique challenges, and students may require additional support and resources to ensure success. This article seeks to provide these students with several things to consider as they work toward completing their college education. 1. Carefully evaluate the amount of coursework that’s reasonable for you to take on each…

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…