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Fitness Facts: Protect your eyesight

January 29, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert takes a look at a part of the body that some people take for granted — their eyes. Even if you don’t wear glasses, she writes, you should get an eye exam every two years, and she also lists the signs of impending eye issues and what food to eat to lessen your chances of having problems.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Have a game plan!

January 29, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us, and Dr. Deb Wade celebrates by devoting this week’s Mental Health Vitamin to football terminology as it applies to mental health. It all comes down to having a good game plan.

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Fitness Facts: Pain caused by electronic devices

January 23, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert lists all the ways that improper use of a cellphone or other electronic device can cause you pain. She also provides tips on how to avoid wrecking your neck, thumb, elbow or wrist.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Fighting off the January blues

January 23, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade deals with a subject that is all too real to a lot of people — the January blues and provides tips for how to get out of the post-Christmas rut. The key, she writes, is action.

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Fitness Facts: Cervical cancer

January 16, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Jo Gott notes that this is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and shares the guidelines for vaccination. Studies show that one woman in the world dies of the disease every two minutes, and 4,000 women in the U.S. die of cervical cancer annually.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

January 16, 2019 / by / 3 Comments

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade writes about a subject that can be toxic to relationships — narcissism — and explains what it looks like. You owe it to yourself, she believes, to make sure the relationship is balanced.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

January 09, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade shares what she did for someone with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). She breaks down what it looks like and how it can be overcome.

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Fitness Facts: Is it a migraine or a headache?

January 09, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert explores something that probably afflicts you or someone you know — headaches. She explains the difference between tension headaches and migraines and what causes them.

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Fitness Facts: New Year’s resolutions

January 02, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Connie Colbert recommends six steps for creating and maintaining fitness and nutrition-related New Year’s Resolutions for 2019. Among her key points: start small, take notes and share experiences.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Set realistic 2019 goals

January 02, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Deb, GCU’s Vice President of Counseling and Psychological services, provides a plethora of profound wisdom for the start of 2019. In a soaring column channeling Michelangelo, Dr. Deb advises employees and students to set realistic, idealistic, altruistic and optimistic goals instead of making New Year’s resolutions that risk being broken.

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