Health and Wellness

Drinking Alcohol in the Cold Weather: A Myth Debunked

December 20, 2016

Did you know drinking alcohol in the cold is actually more dangerous for you because it lowers your core body temperature?  Here in Bridgewater we’re used to cold winters and we make sure to keep ourselves layered and warm during the freezing cold.  So why not make sure our insides are kept warm as well?  […]

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Handwashing: What are YOU missing?

November 1, 2016

Since we wash our hands so many times a day (hopefully!), shouldn’t that make us experts?  But when looking back on it, how much thought do we actually put into properly washing our hands every day?  Most of the time hand washing is a mindless task, something that we automatically do without thinking.  What we […]

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The Quitting Tobacco Guide

October 20, 2016

Quitting tobacco products, may it be cigarettes, spit tobacco, or even hookahs can seem overwhelming to many people.  Most people who use tobacco products these days know the dangers, but it seems like these products relieve their stress levels, help them maintain their weight, and allow them to be more social.  These perceived benefits do […]

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Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep?

October 11, 2016

  Sometimes it feels like there is nothing better than a good night’s sleep. This is especially true when you find your schedule jam packed with classes, work, extracurricular activities, and other responsibilities.  Even if you are finding enough time to get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night you can still […]

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Walking Away the Stress with the Wellness Walk

September 27, 2016

As students we face a lot of stress in our lives. It also seems like we aren’t always sure of healthy and productive ways of relieving stress.  But here at BSU we do have some resources for fun and active stress relieving activities, like the Wellness Walks put on by Outreach Education, the Wellness Center, […]

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Upcoming Events and Ways to Get Involved with Outreach Education this Fall!

August 15, 2016

In the fall, Outreach Education has a number of campus-wide interactive programs, including: Wellness Walks! Once a week a staff member and students meet at the Old Clock Tower and walk through the beautiful campus trails together. This is a great way to de-stress at the end of the day, enjoy the beautiful nature around […]

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Summer Traveling Safety Tips

July 11, 2016

Sleeping in, no classes, no more snow, hanging out with friends… those are just a few great things about Summer break. With all your vacations being booked, there are few safety tips that would be helpful to keep in mind.   When you’re on the go: -If you’re going on a road trip, make sure […]

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Skin Safety

June 20, 2016

  Summer is the time of year when everyone tries to soak up as much as possible before fall and winter creep up. While enjoying the warmth and sunshine of the summer months, check out some skin safety tips to keep in mind. Since sunlight is the main source of harmful UV rays, protecting your […]

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What’s in season right now?

May 23, 2016

Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries!   With these sweet berries, you can make smoothies, top off your oatmeal, add them to pancakes, or even sprinkle some on top of your salad for a fresh, summer taste. Locally, you can pick your own berries at Ward’s Berry Farm, located at 614 South Main Street in Sharon, […]

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Your Skin Is In: Protect It!

April 11, 2016

When you have a big event coming up, how do you prepare? Do you get a haircut? Maybe visit a tailor to make sure your clothes are a perfect fit? What about going to a tanning bed? Chances are your answer to that question is yes, with research stating about 2.5 million teens using tanning […]

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