Physical fitness directly related to the mental health of compulsory secondary school students

The study carried out at the Universitat Jaume I by Carlos Bu Sospedra in his doctoral thesis entitled “Condición física y salud mental en estudiantes de ESO: Proyecto DADOS” showed that physical fitness is directly related to the mental health of Compulsory Secondary students, who participated in the study. The dissertation was supervised by Dr. … Read more

Rural Colorado is trying to fill healthcare worker gaps with apprenticeships

During her 12-hour night shift, Brianna Shelton helps residents of BeeHive Homes Assisted Living go to the bathroom. Many have dementia and some cannot get out of bed on their own. Few can remember her name, but that doesn’t matter to her. “They’re somebody’s mother, somebody’s grandmother, somebody’s great-grandmother,” Shelton said. “I want to take … Read more

High-level social support helps improve postgraduate students’ mental health during static management of the Covid-19 pandemic

A team of researchers undertook a study of the mental health of postgraduate students during the static management of the Covid-19 pandemic. They found that when students received high levels of social support, it reduced the stress, anxiety, and depression caused by static management. The results of their research are published in the journal Stress … Read more

Research Information Services – Research Technology Implementation Internship

The Information Services Internship Program offers motivated individuals the opportunity to spend a summer internship within the Saint Judedepartment of information technology in Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Interns will work side-by-side with IT professionals on projects in a professional environment to gain insight and experience in the fast-paced world of healthcare IT. Successful applicants … Read more

Mental and physical health support top the list of needs for HISD students and parents

HOUSTON — Mental and physical health support tops the list of needs for students and parents in the Houston Independent School District, according to a new study by Rice University’s Houston Education Research Consortium. The 2021-22 HISD Student Needs Survey was administered to approximately 43,000 students (grades 3-6 and 7-12), 8,000 parents (of students in … Read more

HEADS UP aims to improve health literacy among disadvantaged youth

Empowering students to pursue medical careers and become their own health advocates, Health Education and Development Services for Disadvantaged Groups has spent five years connecting with Ohio schools. Courtesy: Lovette Azap Disadvantaged Health Education and Development Services, a student organization, has spent five years connecting with Ohio schools to empower disadvantaged students to pursue medical … Read more

A new look at how childhood trauma affects health outcomes

The social environment in which we grow up is crucial in determining our well-being and health later in life. Most Americans (67%) report experiencing at least one traumatic event in childhood, and a new study shows that these experiences have a significant impact on our health risks as adults. Physical illnesses such as obesity and … Read more

A new look at how childhood trauma affects health outcomes

The social environment in which we grow up is crucial in determining our well-being and health later in life. Most Americans (67%) report experiencing at least one traumatic event in childhood, and a new study shows that these experiences have a significant impact on our health risks as adults. Physical illnesses such as obesity and … Read more

Poultry Science Club sells Thanksgiving turkeys for annual fundraiser

Lindsey Okuli has been interested in chickens since she was little. A fourth-year agricultural communications major at Ohio State University, Okuli joined his local 4-H chapter in fifth grade and worked with the animals, showing them for seven years. When she arrived at Ohio State, she started the Poultry Science Club (PSC) in the College … Read more

From art to cooking to dance, Sennett’s after-school clubs give students a place to be and grow

PAMELA KOTANT For the State Gazette While programs across the country participated in “Lights on Afterschool” parades or other events, without fanfare Sennett Middle School led by example to show the importance of schools staying open after the regular day. The 23rd annual national Lights on Afterschool event highlights the important role of after-school programs … Read more