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Courtney Eaton

My Experience Using England’s Healthcare

Friday, February 15, 2013

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Courtney Eaton
Friday, February 15, 2013

On Tuesday, the 22nd I went to the Soho NHS Walk-In Clinic of London and was able to experience the difference between the US healthcare and that of London first-hand. Since my arrival in London I have had this cold that I just could not kick. It seemed to be getting worse and I feared a sinus infection, so I eventually went to the Soho NHS Walk-in Medical Clinic. First, let me note that Soho is a fantastic part of the city; my favorite part thus far.

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The Benefits of Skiing

Monday, January 7, 2013

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Courtney Eaton
Monday, January 7, 2013

For some, the first sign of snow means it is time to dig out the wool socks and blankets and go into hibernation. For others, though, it means time to wax those skis and hit the slopes! Skiing is an incredible sport that involves physical, mental, social and emotional aspects of wellness. Often times winter can bring people into a depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.).

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The Gluten Hype

Friday, January 4, 2013

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Courtney Eaton
Friday, January 4, 2013

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The presence of gluten-free foods has sky-rocketed across the nation and is causing some confusion. Some think that it can be used as a new fad diet, while others think that Celiac’s disease and gluten sensitivity are the same thing. First, let us determine what this “gluten stuff” actually is.

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Happiness Cures the Common Cold

Friday, December 14, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Friday, December 14, 2012

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Almost everyone knows someone that acts like they are dying when they have a couch and a sore throat. Perhaps it is you that complains continuously about your runny nose. Have you noticed that these people tend to be sick more often or for longer periods of time?

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Monday, December 3, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Monday, December 3, 2012

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Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities! Today is dedicated to those who have both visible and non-visible disabilities. These students, no matter how severe the ailment, can have a hard time doing well on exams and completing work on time. This day is a great way to show them that they can achieve all they wish to achieve despite their disability.

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It’s not the Turkey’s Fault that you are Tired

Monday, November 26, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Monday, November 26, 2012

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The poor turkey is having a rough enough day without being blamed for your sleepiness after the Thanksgiving feast. Many people have heard the rumor that turkey contains a chemical called tryptophan that causes us to feel tired. According to

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NEAT Ways to Burn Calories

Monday, November 19, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Monday, November 19, 2012

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Did you know you could burn calories by just talking on the phone? Sure! If you pace while you chat instead of sitting down, you burn calories without even thinking about it! This is NEAT! No, really; NEAT stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermoneogenesis  These are activities that you can do every day to burn calories without going to the gym.  Some NEAT activities that are easily incorporated into your day include:

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Fat Talk Free Week at UNH Last Week

Friday, November 2, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Friday, November 2, 2012

 Stuart Miles

Fat Talk Free Week is a nation-wide initiative to ban fat talk for an entire week.  Fat talk is defined as any language that involves criticizing one’s body or the body of someone else. The slogan for the event is “Friends don’t let friends fat talk.” You have probably seen the stickers or flyers around the UNH campus at some point because UNH has been involved from the very beginning.

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Healthy Returns

Monday, October 1, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Monday, October 1, 2012

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This past Tuesday in the Strafford Room of the MUB was a program called Healthy Returns.  Healthy Returns is sponsored by University System of New Hampshire (USNH) Human Resources and the healthcare that UNH provides for all their employees called Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. This is a two part program designed to set goals and measure progress with rewards along the way.

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Get Real UNH

Monday, September 24, 2012

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Courtney Eaton
Monday, September 24, 2012

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Get Real UNH is a small student organization on campus but they have a big goal. Their mission is to have at least 20% of all UNH food be local, fair trade, friendly to the environment or humanely produced by 2020. In addition, they would like to create a community that cares enough about these criteria for food to act on it. What you probably do not know is that you may have already engaged yourself in Get Real UNH by going to the Local Harvest Fest. This was in inaugural event in their “Food Month”.

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