Varna Jammula’s passion for the brain started at age seven when she wanted to find a cure for her chronic migraines. At Penn State, Jammula majored in biobehavioral health because she hopes to care for patients and do research as a physician in her future career.
VALLEY is here to help you understand the risks involved with prolonged sun exposure as well as some amazing alternatives to achieving a summer glow.
Life can take you on a rollercoaster of emotions if you let it. Even though at times it may not feel like it, happiness is a choice.
When it comes to the crazy amount of dieting trends and lifestyles that are popular today, we’ve heard just about all of it — but what about a diet that focuses specifically on keeping what’s on the outside healthy?
Obstacles are the crucial part of the equation of life that enforces this growth and development. Instead of looking at your struggles as obstacles, start looking at them as opportunities.
Catrina Carlton was your average healthy seven-year-old. She participated in sports and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. Everything in her life up to that point resembled a normal childhood — until six months of constant stomach pain left her family and doctors questioning everything.
Most Penn Staters can agree that a 15 minute walk is next to nothing. Leaving a half hour early for class? Normal! But what some Penn Staters may not realize is how many benefits there are to skipping the White Loop and taking a stroll to every class.
VALLEY compiled a list of the top restaurants of campus based on taste, menu, price and convenience.
The benefits of these popular fitness clubs may seem to outweigh the drawbacks, but the reality is that membership fees are more than most college students can afford, especially when use of Penn State’s gym facilities is included in tuition.
While they are small in size, wellness shots have been on the rise as a popular health trend.
Another week, another smoothie bowl shop. A new smoothie shop has opened up in downtown State College, and Penn State students are all for it. Frutta Bowls, a “superfood cafe,” had its grand opening on Saturday, March 23.
As the semester starts to wind down with stress-filled weeks leading up to finals, de-stress by cracking open … a book. That’s right. Spending your downtime with a good book has many benefits that can help you relax and improve your brain functions.
We can all probably agree that a can of sugary soda or a bottle of sweet tea isn’t the healthiest thing for your body. However, can…
Known for it’s acidic properties, apple cider vinegar can be implemented almost anywhere within your beauty routine, whether for hair, skin or gut health.
It’s only natural to use chapstick to prevent your lips from instantly drying up once you step outside, but how helpful is chapstick? Is it doing more harm than good, or is it just how you’re using it?
As the temperature increases, so does awareness of body insecurity. It seems that students everywhere are striving for their mythical “spring break bodies.”
Here’s a few body positive influencers that you should be following to bring some truth and positivity to your feed.
In a world where almost anything can be ordered and customized within a few clicks, daily essentials such as toothbrushes and razors can be too. Subscription services for everything you need can simplify your routine and create your perfect beauty and wellness regimen.
Both candles and tea are the perfect way to relax the body and relieve unnecessary stress – and work even better together. Pulling together the best of both worlds, there are tea infused candles that use aromatherapy to banish stress and promote relaxation.
Often times when things don’t go our way or we are faced with adversity, we are told to pick ourselves up, move on, smile and be happy.