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Fitness Facts: Eating before bedtime

August 03, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts on physical health, dietitian Liz Cook dishes out sound advice about a topic that bedevils many of us — eating before we go to bed. There are many factors to consider before you raid the refrigerator in the evening, but it’s important to note that food consumed in that time frame can be beneficial as long as it’s the right food.

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#Askingforafriend: Myths about therapy

August 03, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Elizabeth Kendall explains what therapy is and what it isn’t. If you’ve had a bad experience in therapy, that isn’t a good reason to shun it completely. It might be a matter of just finding the right therapist.

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#Askingforafriend: Take a break!

July 28, 2021 / by / 1 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Krista Hoffer stresses the importance of taking a break regularly. Your mental health could depend on it. And it’s not just mind-numbing activities such as watching television. Invest in activities that truly will help you decompress.

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Fitness Facts: Alopecia

July 28, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts column on physical health, Connie Colbert provides the details about alopecia, the disease that causes hair to fall out. More than 200,000 Americans are afflicted by it every year, and she explains its facts, its symptoms and what a dermatologist might do to treat it.

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People, not paperwork, are key to grad’s court job

July 21, 2021 / by / 1 Comment

Imani Steward watched enough cop and detective shows on TV to think it might be a cool job. But after learning about the law in her Justice Studies program and becoming a student worker in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the April graduate found she could help people in her new role as a court clerk. “Even though we are not on the street, we do so much just to make sure someone doesn’t break the law again,” she said.

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Fitness Facts: Warts

July 21, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts column on physical health, Connie Colbert digs deeper into a common skin problem — warts. They generally aren’t serious, but they can be unsightly and annoying. One important piece of advice: Don’t pick at them. Instead, seek treatment.

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#Askingforafriend: Applying wisdom to decision-making

July 21, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Christine Pemberton shares a few words to the wise about making decisions — especially tough decisions. The key is to combine emotions with logic.

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Fitness Facts: Summer skin care

July 14, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts column on physical health, Connie Colbert has a lot of good ideas about how to avoid and, if necessary, treat sunburn. It’s only natural to want to get outside as much as you can during the summer, but it will be a better experience if you follow these guidelines.

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#Askingforafriend: Got any relationship advice?

July 14, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Nate Bowman shares some thoughts about creating healthy relationships, and not just in dating or marriage. We engage in a wide variety of relationships every day. He tailors his advice to what your needs are.

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GCU connections help solve job puzzle for students

July 12, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

It never hurts to have connections to land a job interview. GCU graduate Kelsey Lamphier found that out recently when she landed a job in the Scottsdale City Manager’s Office. One of her interviewers is on a GCU advisory board for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. She got the job. Helping students connect to jobs and internships in just one of the roles of the four CHSS advisory boards that bring in industry professionals to also help keep up with changes in the field.

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