Be Well: Engemann Health Blog

October 19th, 2016

What is High-Functioning Depression?

Not everyone with depression fits the stereotypical image of depression.  We envision depression as an isolated individual whose school work is slipping, who can’t get out of bed, who has this perpetual look of somberness, whose overwhelming feelings of despair are visible. The problem is that mental illness doesn’t discriminate.  It doesn’t affect one type […]

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October 5th, 2016

The Binge Drinking Culture Starts and Ends with Us

USC might have a drinking problem. Last week, the Daily Trojan published an article, “To the Brim: How USC is fighting a stubborn culture of binge drinking,” detailing the ways the University hopes to stem the tide of dangerous drinking behavior that is putting students’ lives at risk. Based on numbers collected from a 2014-2015 AlcoholEdu […]

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June 13th, 2016

Need Help Coping?

Coping with Recent Violence In response to events such as the recent mass shooting in Florida or other acts of violence on campus or elsewhere, it is normal to have a wide range of thoughts, feelings and reactions. If you would like support for your thoughts/feelings/reactions, remember that the USC Student Counseling Services are here to […]

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March 29th, 2016

Is An Apple a Day Really All That Beneficial?

By Rheagan Rizio, USC Student, Be Well Blogger The short answer is… yes. Apples are packed full of important chemicals that your body needs to be in optimum health. They are rich in isoflavones, phenolics, lycopene (found in tomatoes), carotenoids (found in carrots and and citrus), and allyl sulfides (found in garlic and onions). And […]

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