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Kent State University’s DeWeese Health Center is on a mission to create a culture of wellness on campus that incorporates body, mind, spirit and financial well-being, as well as a sense of community.

We’re all getting older—that is, if we’re lucky. Kent State experts share their advice on how to prepare for and make the most of our golden [Flash] years.

By Lynette Lamb / Kent State Magazine

Kent State University Athletics is the first in the Mid-American Conference to provide student-athletes with a cryotherapy chamber. The therapy uses subzero temperatures, under 200 degrees Fahrenheit, to help muscles recover quickly.

Kent State University employee Mark van ‘t Hooft, Ph.D., took to the Netherlands for four days this summer and walked 125 miles in the largest multiday marching event in the world.

Kent State University has achieved silver-level recognition from the American Heart Association for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

The 12-week On the Move University Challenge begins Oct. 2 and provides Kent State faculty and staff with a blue and golden opportunity to move more, sit less and become the Most Active University in the nation!

How can we halt the health hazard of childhood obesity? Kent State researchers weigh in on their latest findings. By Michael Blanding / Kent State Magazine

As the heroin epidemic continues to make headlines and devastate communities across the country, Kent State sophomore public relations major Emelia Sherin found a way to help people better understand what’s going on, who is affected—and what we can do about it.

By Emelia Sherin, as told to Jan Senn / Kent State Magazine

Antibiotic resistance is a public health crisis that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world. Yet, according to a new report released Aug. 29, the U.S. policy response fails to adequately address this major challenge. The commission report was authored by 12 antibiotic resistance experts from the fields of infectious disease medicine, veterinary medicine, microbiology, epidemiology and public health, including Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at Kent State University’s College of Public Health.

Kent State researchers build optical illusions into plates to see how they can help us choose smaller portions and ultimately lose weight.