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Fresno State gets moving

For many college students, maintaining a healthy lifestyle may seem like a burden on time and finances, but Fresno State is trying to change that mindset with its “Healthy Campus Week” campaign, held last week. The weeklong campaign exposed students ...

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Coach Ward’s tips go beyond the football field

Fresno State football strength and conditioning coach Andy Ward trains his players with athletic performance in mind, but his tips can help regular students too. Ward established his training program on three pillars: injury prevention, athletic performance and discipline. It ...

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Fresno State fraternity raises awareness about ALS

May is ALS Awareness Month, and the Phi Delta Theta fraternity members at Fresno State are doing more than just pouring buckets of ice water over their heads. Phi Delta Theta member Michael Rosales set up a GoFundMe webpage designed ...

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A healthy lifestyle can start with one option

They do the shopping for you; all you have to do is sign up online. Fresno State students studying dietetics emphasize the importance of keeping a healthy diet by teaching students about healthy foods and offering free tours in grocery ...

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Students exposed to TB at Fresno City College

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Hundreds of students and/or faculty were potentially exposed to tuberculosis at Fresno City College, and the school’s health center has sent out alerts to people who may at risk. Initial reports put the number of exposures at some 300, but ...

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Valley prepared for Zika virus

Move over Ebola, there’s a new virus that’s the talk of the town. Zika virus, spread primarily through Aedes mosquito bites, captured global interest after a major outbreak in Brazil last year. Generally the effects of the virus are mild. ...

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Student Cupboard debuts new location with open house

The Fresno State Student Cupboard will have an open house for its new location on Friday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The new location of the Student Cupboard, previously at the old Farm Market, is in the ...

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New program encourages healthier lifestyle

With school, work and everything in between, students can find it difficult to maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle. The new “Take a Fresh Fruit Break” nutrition program was created by Student Health Center dietitian Stephanie Annett. What inspired her to ...

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CSUs promote student enrollment in Covered California health insurance

As part of a systemwide health insurance education project, Fresno State and the Central Valley Health Network held their first workshop Tuesday to provide students and families with education and enrollment information about Covered California. Part of a statewide project ...

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More Range in Meat Selection

The newest student-produced food at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market is 100 percent grass-fed beef grown at the San Joaquin Experimental Range near Coarsegold.

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Student Health Center spreads word

The Student Health Center at Fresno State isn’t just a building near the dorms. It provides services to students for their well-being.

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Health Center urges students to accept proposed fee increase

While it seems like every month brings news of tuition or student loan interest rate increases, the Health Center has not had a substantial increase since 2005. As a result, the Health Center has suffered state budget cutbacks, had to cut its staff from 45 down to 35 and ultimately cut back on services offered to students.

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Dietetic students encourage students, community to eat healthy in March

March is National Nutrition Month. Members of the Student Dietetic Association set up an informational display in the Free Speech Area Thurs. in an effort to promote student and faculty nutrition.

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Dietetics students hope to improve athletes’ eating habits

A collaboration between senior dietetics students and athletes has guided and expanded the nutritional intake of athletes for three years.

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ASI presents tobacco ban resolution to Welty

Just before Thanksgiving, ASI senators passed a bill that urges Fresno State President John Welty to create a tobacco-free campus. The resolution came with a bit of controversy, though, as ASI president Selena Farnesi did not sign or endorse the bill.

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Holiday eating poses considerable health risks

Underneath the comfy sweaters and stuffed between the sugar cookies and chocolate treats, holiday festivities all have one thing in common that many people wish they could ignore: weight gain.

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Event tries to disintegrate STD stigmas

To address high rates of STDs and the stigma associated with getting tested, the Test Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself event held in the Free Speech Area on Nov. 21 provided free on site HIV/AIDS testing for Fresno state students.

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