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Earlier bedtimes, healthier lives

Earlier bedtimes, healthier lives
August 23, 2017 - That constant struggle to get your kids in bed each night? Turns out it’s doing much more than just giving you an extra hour of quiet time before your own bedtime. Preschoolers who are regularly tucked in by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than peers who go to sleep later, according to a study at The Ohio State University.

Less scheduling leads to more fun

Less scheduling leads to more fun
July 26, 2017 - Nothing ruins a potentially fun event like putting it on your calendar. A series of studies has shown that scheduling a simple, fun event like seeing a movie or grabbing a cup of coffee led people to enjoy these events less than if they just left them unplanned.

A false sense of sun security

A false sense of sun security
June 28, 2017 - The sun is peeking from behind the clouds; the weather’s warming up; and many are ready for the sultry days of summer. More time outside comes with more exposure to harmful UV rays. With all the sunscreen options on store shelves, picking the correct one (and following the instructions) can be confusing.

Finding balance in a stressful world

Finding balance in a stressful world
May 31, 2017 - Stress. It can affect relationships. Raise cortisol levels. Weaken your immune system and wreak havoc on your long-term health. So, how can you find an equilibrium? Ohio State's chief wellness officer Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk provides insight.

Nothing short of inspirational

Nothing short of inspirational
May 01, 2017 - Graduating senior Abd Al-Rahman Traboulsi has made the most of his Ohio State experience, taking full advantage of everything the university has to offer.

The benefits of owning a pet

The benefits of owning a pet
January 17, 2017 - Ohio State's Rustin Moore shares insight into some of the benefits that pets bring to their owners

Innovating to peak performance

Innovating to peak performance
January 09, 2017 - The Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute combines the medical, academic and rehabilitation programs tied to sports medicine under one roof. The result? Better performance for athletes of all stripes.

Simple steps to a healthy New Year

Simple steps to a healthy New Year
January 01, 2017 - Ohio State's leading wellness expert shares some simple but often overlooked ways to live a healthier life in 2017.

Toys that touch hearts

Toys that touch hearts
December 19, 2016 - Ohio State engineering students are using their technical expertise to adapt toys for children with special needs.

Battling for a common good

Battling for a common good
November 15, 2016 - For more than 30 years Ohio State and Michigan fans have used their rivalry as a way to increase blood donations close to home.