By Niki Jones, HR Analyst, Washington State University
Preventative health care is a very important part of your physical and emotional wellness. You only get one body to live with and you want to keep it moving and functioning. Key preventative health screenings can find a condition before you have symptoms, and screening tests may help find diseases or conditions early, when they are easier to treat.
By: Michael Winser, Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, WSU Spokane Sleep and Performance Research Center
In a world where technology keeps us always logged on, it has become harder and harder to log off. In 2011, the National Sleep Foundation Sleep in America poll found that most people (86%) are using technology like mobile phones, computers and TVs every single night in the hour before bed. While we may feel more productive or more in touch by using technology before going to sleep, we might be setting ourselves up for being less productive and more out of touch the following day.
Did you know parents have the greatest influence on shaping their children’s lifestyle and eating habits? Healthy nutrition and activity levels begin at home and are the root of lifelong health. Try these simple tips to help your family eat well and enjoy an active lifestyle throughout the fall season.
2015 is an exciting year for the WSU Spokane Health Sciences campus with the re-launch of the Wellness Collaborative. Our mission is to foster a thriving culture of wellness for the campus community that will provide ongoing access to resources, workshops, articles, classes, and much more to help you excel in all realms of your health.