Looking to nature for stress relief, a sense of resilience and perseverance

Earlier this year I listened to Alan Ewert, an adventure tourism expert at Indiana University Bloomington, talk about the protective and recuperative power of nature, the Great Outdoors. “It’s not a big leap for us to start thinking about issues such as designing programs using the outdoors, programs that actually can help in terms of […]

Preventive care no longer exclusive; access to nutrition counseling still a work in progress

Alice Lindeman, registered dietitian, associate professor in the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at IU Bloomington, prepared this commentary after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld most of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It discusses the act’s effect on access to nutrition counseling and other preventive health care services. An ounce of […]