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Mar
20

Importance of Nutrition and Exercise

Calorie Management determines your body weight.  A calorie deficit will result in a weight loss.  Calorie abundance will result in a weight gain.  This is true regardless of the make up of the diet composition (if calories come from carbohydrate, protein, or fat).  A nutritionally poor diet may result in weight loss, just as a […]

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Mar
14

Burge Graduate creates Eden Village community

For most, retirement is the professional’s end-goal, when life ceases being dictated by the clock. A time to travel, seek out new experiences, fulfill lifelong dreams, or enjoy family and friends. For Burge School of Nursing Graduate Linda Brown (Class of ’67) and her husband, Dr. David Brown, retirement was an opportunity to be of […]

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Feb
18

Finding the Right Intensity: Cardio

  Cardio is a staple of any exercise program. Consistently exercising for 150-300 minutes of moderately intense or 75-150 minutes of vigorously intense exercise per week can greatly decrease your risk for a plethora of diseases and conditions, improve cognitive function, improve your endurance, and helps with weight management. So, how do you know if […]

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Jan
23

Combating Prolonged Sitting

  Rates of obesity and overweight prevalence in the U.S. have increased dramatically over the past 50 years. The CDC shows that obesity has increased from 30.5% to 39.6% in adults over 20 years of age from 2000 to 2016. This increase in obesity correlates with improvements in technology, increased availability of high calorie foods, […]

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Jan
11

Sara Hull found refuge at Cox College

  Story by Kyle DeVries  Sara was at rock bottom. She was married, but didn’t anticipate the relationship lasting much longer. She had been unsuccessful in obtaining degrees from OTC and Drury University, had lost her confidence, and had little idea of what she wanted to do with her life. To make matters worse, she […]

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Jan
02

Setting Realistic Goals

2019 is here and many people are springing their New Year’s resolutions into action. As high as 80% of resolutions set at the beginning of the year will be abandoned by March. Use the following seven tips to help set realistic goal(s) and stick with them this year. Pick a relevant goal to your priorities […]

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Dec
18

DAISY Award Winner – Eddy Elivo Jerez

The DAISY Award for an Extraordinary Nursing Student is given to a student who exemplifies what it means to go above and beyond expectations. Seven students were nominated for this award by faculty or by their peers, and Eddy Elivo Jerez was this semester’s winner. Eddy Elivo Jerez was nominated by a faculty member:  Eddy […]

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Dec
18

DAISY Award Nominee – Tou Xiong

The DAISY Award for an Extraordinary Nursing Student is given to a student who exemplifies what it means to go above and beyond expectations. This semester, seven students were nominated for this award by faculty or by their peers. Tou Xiong was nominated by a faculty member:  Tou Xiong is a BSN Accelerated student.  Tou […]

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