IU experts provide tips for staying on track this holiday season

The last of the leaves are falling, the Halloween candy is gone, and most Americans are turning their attention toward the holiday season. While this time of year should be about family gatherings, delicious meals and good cheer, it can create anxiety for those trying to keep their diet and exercise routine on track. According […]

Flu shot clinics available on IU Bloomington campus

Fall is here, a time when people begin thinking about cooler weather, fall leaves, pumpkin spiced everything and the annual flu shot. Flu shot clinics on the IU Bloomington campus begin Sept. 28 and are available to students, faculty and staff. “The most important thing to know about the flu shot is to get one,” […]

IU Counseling and Psychological Services expanding services to cultural centers and SPEA

After partnering last year with the IU Jacobs School of Music, The Indiana University Health Center’s Counseling and Psychological Services is again expanding its services with new counselors in campus cultural centers, the Office of International Services and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Starting this week, the center is offering a two-part program […]

Quitting smoking is ‘the number one best decision an individual could ever make in their life’

Now that the holidays are over, many people will start the New Year looking to make a change. For some, that change might be to eat healthier or exercise more. Others will look to be less stressed or to spend more time with family. But the new year can also be a time to make […]

IU experts provide tips for minimizing stress during the holiday season

The holidays. For some, the time of year consumed by parties, family gatherings and gift-buying excursions can be seen as the best of times and the worst of times. In fact, in the last few weeks, my friends and I have already started grumbling about “figuring out the holidays” — where will we go, how […]

IU School of Public Health student creates self-examination curriculum for area schools

Samantha Ginther’s task started out simple: help the Olcott Center for Cancer Education update its breast and testicular cancer self-examination curriculum. A Master of Public Health student at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, Ginther originally set out to simply help the center — which taught a self-examination curriculum in area high schools — […]

With flu season approaching, one IU expert is encouraging everyone to get a flu shot

It’s that time of year again. Time to start thinking about ways to protect yourself against influenza, most commonly known as the flu. “Influenza is a serious disease,” said Nancy Macklin, a nurse practitioner and director of nursing at the Indiana University Health Center. “We use the term flu to talk about everything from a […]