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Celebrate by Being Safe on the Highway    

Posted On July 19, 2019
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During the month of July, summer is in full swing and there are many opportunities for fun times. Whether it’s attending Fourth of July celebrations, backyard barbecues, or picnics in the park, there is no shortage of things to do. Unfortunately, the month of July can be a dangerous time to travel as well.  According to the  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more people die in drunk-driving related crashes during July… more »

Safe Spring Break

Posted On February 28, 2019
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Spring break is an exciting time of year for most college students. The semester has reached a stressful point as students are faced with midterms and final projects just around the corner. It is no surprise that students are amped about celebrating this well-deserved extended break by planning trips to their favorite destinations or simply… more »

World AIDS Day 2018

Posted On November 26, 2018
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In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1, 2018 Student Health Promotion encourages all Georgia State University students to get tested for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS. According to the data from Georgia State University’s 2016 administration of the of the American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment, only… more »

World Hepatitis Day 2018

Posted On July 11, 2018
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World Hepatitis Day occurs every year on July 28. On this day, people across the world join together to take action and raise awareness concerning how hepatitis impacts the population.

What is Viral Hepatitis? The CDC states that hepatitis means “inflammation of the liver”. When the liver is inflamed, normal functions such… more »

Men’s Health Month

Posted On June 19, 2018
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During the month of June, we celebrate the first day of summer, Father’s Day and Men’s Health Awareness. The purpose of Men’s Health Awareness month is to encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. According to the Men’s Health Network, testicular cancer is the most common type of… more »

Use your Senses for a Better Sleep

Posted On May 15, 2018
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College is a balancing act and students unfortunately often develop poor sleeping habits. Good quality sleep cannot occur without the right bedroom environment. Be mindful and use your five (sight, taste, hear, touch and sound) senses when getting ready to sleep. Sometimes, the answer to getting a good night’s sleep is a change of fresh… more »

#LoveConsent

Posted On April 18, 2018
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Student Health Promotion (SHP) designs, plans and implements programs and campaigns tailored to promoting healthier lifestyles among Georgia State University students. Recently, a program entitled #LoveConsent was designed to promote love, healthy relationships and awareness about consent. Peer Health Educators (PHEs) wanted to share information about consent on Valentine’s Day, the day of love, so… more »