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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

Hoke has created her pretzel treats for a variety of occasions, including an Easter party, baby shower and Unofficial celebration.

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 ...