The UIUC Campus during fall. Picture was found on Reddit
Before students arrived back on campus in the fall, many large news outlets had reported of a mumps outbreak on the University of Illinois campus. Students were encouraged to get re-vaccinated before returning to campus. Three months into the school year and the chatter has died down. Now that the changing of the seasons is coming, many people will start to get the sniffles and some will get a common cold. Will students be able to tell the difference between this and mumps? Check out this video to learn the difference and see what students think of the mumps outbreak.
What will you do when influenza strikes your apartment complex or you begin hearing the lecture hall sniffles? People are starting to stay indoors as the cold weather rolls in, but that does not mean you have to go through another winter waiting for the flu bug to reach you.
My roommate, Angel, stresses out at the amount of homework that needs to be done.
Stress levels rise as students deal with constant pressure from piles of homework, extracurricular activities to go to, work that needs to be done and everything else school-related. As college students, there is plenty on our minds. But one thing we shouldn’t have to worry about is the negative effects stress can have on our health and well-being.
Some healers actually believe they can massage out your negative emotions. Take a look at how a lower back massage can remove anxiety.
Massage Therapist David Wolf first sits down with his patients to find out what exactly makes them sad. He then incorporates a technique he calls body mind integration to alleviate stress and disease. Here he focuses on his patient’s lower back in order get rid of her stress and anxiety.
David believes our emotional state affects our bodies. So the next time you’re stressed go visit David at Soul Body Works in Urbana-Champaign.