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UI researchers find potential way to control anxiety levels

UI researchers find potential way to control anxiety levels

By Frances Welch

October 26, 2015

When a puzzle is missing a piece and there is nothing to fill the space, the mind runs wild with overanalyzing, overthinking and finding every detailed flaw; restlessness of dissatisfaction caused by reasons unknown. This is anxiety.Anxiety disorder affects roughly 44 million people in the U.S., which is...

UI grad student creates chocolate-covered pretzel business

UI grad student creates chocolate-covered pretzel business

By Maddie Galassi

April 27, 2015

When the savory, rich taste of chocolate is combined with the crisp, saltiness of pretzels, a delectable snack is created for anyone with a sweet tooth or salt craving. Rebecca Hoke, graduate student in Social Work, is putting a twist on the common snack by starting her own gourmet chocolate-covered ...