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Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier YOU: Dr. Roy Elturk discusses the importance of good oral health

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

Oral health is an important component of overall health. I spoke to Dr. Roy Elturk, who earned his undergraduate and Doctor in Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy and completed a residency...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

“A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier YOU”: A back-to-campus guide on COVID-19

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022

On Jan. 24, an OU Communications email was sent out to the campus community detailing the Feb. 1 return to in-person and hybrid learning instruction. The rapid spread of the omicron variant, which prompted...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: Healthy habits to pick up in college

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2022

You are what you eat. Well, maybe not literally, but what you eat can have short and long-term health consequences. Eating healthy can reduce one’s risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, some cancers...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier YOU: Discussing all things skincare with OUWB clinical professor Dr. Fatima Fahs

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2022

Are you obsessed with skincare? Me too. And we’re not alone. When I mentioned I was interviewing a dermatologist about skincare for college students, it certainly sparked the interest of many of our...

A conversation with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed about the intersection between healthcare policy and politics

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2021

This past week, I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Abdul El-Sayed — physician, epidemiologist, author and former Michigan gubernatorial candidate about how healthcare policy and politics intersect,...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: What is seasonal affective disorder?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

With the clock “falling back” one hour and chillier weather coupled by a lack of sunlight rolling in, it can be easy to feel the winter blues. While it is normal to feel a little down as a result of...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: Do you need a flu shot?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2021

I know we discussed COVID-19 vaccines last week, but there should be another vaccine on your medical to-do list for the fall: the flu shot. Why? While it is recommended that everyone (six months...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized COVID-19 booster shots made by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson. Who gets a booster, when they get it and which vaccine they get varies,...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier YOU: HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a large group of related viruses spread through skin-to-skin contact. It is the most commonly transmitted sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States, and nearly...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

Introducing ‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’ and debunking THAT Minaj tweet

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021

Salutations! My name is Gabrielle Abdelmessih. I am a junior majoring in biomedical Sciences and minoring in journalism with the goal of becoming a physician and effective communicator of factual information...

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