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Chemical dependency is a treatable, potentially fatal and progressive illness that impacts millions of Americans. Some people have believed the fallacy that controlling drinking (or drugging) is all a matter of will power for the addict. It is no more under the control of the alcoholic than the illness of diabetes is under the control of the diabetic.
Learn the many benefits of swimming and how to get started!
All of us have been impacted by cancer. Perhaps it has been you, your spouse, your child, a family member or a friend. You probably realize that cancer takes a toll on us physically, emotionally, financially, and spiritually.
Adoption is one of the most unselfish acts a birth parent can make for a child when the birth parents, for whatever reasons, are unable to raise the child themselves.
As human beings, we are each subject to a range of emotions from elation to rage. While anger is a normal human emotion, it is important to express anger in healthy ways that are appropriate in the workplace setting.
Most of us have times when we feel frustrated, irritable, or grouchy. People tend to prefer these terms to describe how they are feeling rather than acknowledging the actual feeling – anger.
There are many animals that may cause an animal care worker to develop an allergic reaction, especially if the worker is sensitive to animal allergens.
Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It may signal a tense situation in the office, encourage one to study harder for an exam, or remind us to keep focused on an important speech. In general, it helps one cope. But when anxiety becomes excessive so that we have an irrational dread of everyday situations; it becomes a disabling disorder.
Get prepared for potential emergencies with this helpful guide.
Ask the Dietitian is a feature in the Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness bi-monthly Connection newsletter. Read about a variety of nutrition related topics from previous newsletter issues. Why is breakfast important? Where can I find websites that have healthy recipes? Can fruits and vegetables lower cholesterol? How can I maintain my weight during...