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Best way to to beat a stressful job? Join a workplace choir

Best way to to beat a stressful job? Join a workplace choir Research by UL senior lecturer Dr Hilary Moss is featured in the news section of the Irish Independent: A new study of staff in the HSE has found that many of its workers have discovered an antidote to the tensions of dealing with… Continue reading Best way to to beat a stressful job? Join a workplace choir

All posts, Articles, Research, Sociology

New AHSS research on young people with asthma

Dr Lee Monaghan recently published an article with Jonathan Gabe (Royal Holloway) in Social Science & Medicine. The article, entitled 'Embodying health identities: A study of young people with asthma' has free access until July 4th and can be read at this link. Questions posed in the article include: how important is the body in our understandings/experiences of health? How are everyday definitions… Continue reading New AHSS research on young people with asthma

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Tips for Staying Healthy in the New Semester

By Ashley Taylor The second semester of college comes directly after the celebrations and parties of winter holidays, and, with it, comes new year resolutions. The most common of which: get healthy/workout more/lose weight. This goal is complicated, however, with the addition of classes, homework, and the studying required by college. Despite this, it is… Continue reading Tips for Staying Healthy in the New Semester