Caffeine does more harm than good

February 11, 2018

“I realized I had a caffeine problem coming out of last semester’s finals,” writes Morgan Gervais, The Index’s opinions editor. “I would go days without sleep because I was living on caffeine pills and energy drinks.” […]


Make exercise a “consistent” friend

August 19, 2016

The word exercise has, through far too many dodgeball games in gym class, overly pleased­-with­-life marathoners and cringe­-worthy weight loss shows, become both the savior and bane of our physical activity­-sapped existence. We’ve learned exercise […]


Aim for health, not just for wealth

April 22, 2016

The U.S. has been, and will continue to be, the global poster child for freedom. The topic seems to show up in political and presidential conversations as frequently as selfies on social media. The very essence of Americana […]


Blunt discusses health fund

January 21, 2016

Senator Roy Blunt visited Truman State Jan. 6 to participate in a discussion with University and Adair County officials about the $2 billion increase in funds for the National Institutes of Health. Funding will go toward many areas of disease […]


Truman offers stress relief for students

October 29, 2015

Stress is one problem every college student is familiar with. Between classes, extracurricular activities, jobs and other aspects of college life, Truman State students know what it is like to be stressed out. One University resource that […]