Disclaimer: The information, articles, and tips portrayed on this blog, while based on research, do not constitute medical advice. The opinions expressed are meant to educate and inform, but not to dictate lifestyle choices or personal beliefs. These articles are meant to provoke thought on issues surrounding college health and to inform the Hopkins community of healthy information and resources.


SEE for Yourself on Monday

SEE Tip: Kick start your day and your metabolism. Exercise in the morning! Exercising in the morning will jump start your metabolism and give you energy for the day. People who exercise in the morning are also more likely to stick to their exercise plans. To learn more, click here.

Quit on Monday from HKB: It's obvious that quitting is hard. Think it would be easier if your environment was smoke-free? Currently, 394 college campuses are just that! In fact, our neighbors at Towson University just recently became smoke-free, and Salisbury University is planning to switch over this summer. Why hasn't Hopkins followed suit? HKB has been working hard to help add JHU to the list of healthy campuses by proposing a smoke-free policy. Check out a summary here.

Minimize Maximize Monday: We usually suggest things you can do to minimize your impact but today we want you to maximize your impact on the local economy and your taste buds! Local Maryland agriculture is sprouting all over starting with those delicious strawberries. And what could be more fun than a day on the farm picking your own? Check out PickYourOwn.org to find a farm near you. Support your local farms so they don’t become strip malls