July 4, 2017

Why is hydration important? Hydration is critical to the body’s ability to control temperature. When your body is hydrated, the heart can easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles. As a result, your muscles can work more efficiently. When the temperature is rising this summer, remember to drink enough water and stay […]

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Have a Fun and Safe 4th of July!

June 27, 2017

The 4th of July is an exciting time for a lot of us!  It usually means parties with family and friends, yummy food, and plenty of time in the sun.  Although we may want to have fun, it’s also important to remember to stay safe during the 4th.  Accidents do occur but a lot of […]

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Prescription Drugs

June 20, 2017

What is Prescription Drug Abuse? Recreational use of prescription drugs is a serious social issue with young adults and teenagers. In the U.S., more than 15 million people abuse prescription drugs. Some people think it is safer since a doctor prescribed them. Taking prescription drugs for nonmedical use can be just as dangerous and addictive […]

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Meal Prep: What is it and How to Start

June 13, 2017

Have you heard people talking a lot about meal prepping recently?  Meal prepping means preparing meals one day or days in advance for a variety of meals throughout the week.  However, meal prepping doesn’t have to mean you prepare every meal for every day, it can mean just prepping lunch for work or breakfast in […]

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Alcohol Poisoning

June 6, 2017

What is Alcohol Poisoning? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 38 million U.S. adults binge drink about four times a month. Binge drinking is defined as a pattern of drinking that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 grams percent or above. This typically happens when men consume 5 or […]

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Catch up on Sleep this Summer!

May 30, 2017

If you lived 100 years ago, studies estimate you’d be getting 20% more sleep then you do now!  Demands of school, work, family and friends may give you less time to sleep.  Add stress or a changing schedule, and even when you have time for sleep, sometimes you can’t get to sleep.  During the summer […]

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The Massachusetts Social Host Law and how it applies to You!

May 23, 2017

Have you ever heard of someone you know getting in trouble for serving alcohol to minors at their home or on a property they owned?  This person was probably charged under the social host law in Massachusetts.  This law makes it illegal to furnish alcohol to a person under 21.  But what does the law […]

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Congratulation Bears!

May 16, 2017

Congratulation Bears! A moment to be proud of! You should be very proud that your hard work and long hours of studying has paid off. Effort and passion is necessary to achieve your dreams and career goals. Take this time to celebrate your success with your family and friends. Also, remember that your hard work […]

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BE SMART: Be a Sober Driver

May 9, 2017

The summer is filled with BBQs, pool parties, and beach events.  Most of us will be living at home for the summer and will be driving to these exciting activities!  This why it is important to BE SMART this summer, and be a sober driver. BE SMART: The Designated Driver The designated driver (DD), is […]

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Stress Reduction

May 2, 2017

Why is it important to reduce my stress levels during finals? Stress levels typically are very high during finals at the end of the semester. You may find it difficult to manage your stress when everything seems due at once. Although, it’s important to reduce everyday stress in your life to maintain your overall health. […]

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