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Dodging Disease: 10 Tips To Stay Healthy This Winter

With the onset of cold and flu season, staying healthy is far from easy. While there is no foolproof way to avoid getting sick, the following 10 tips will keep the risk of disease to a minimum. Vaccinate Vigilantly Barring certain rare health conditions, make sure to stay up to date on all vaccines. Vaccination
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Cholesterol: Globe University Partners with La Crosse UPS Health Initiative

When you hear the word cholesterol, you probably think about the good kind (HDL) and the bad kind (LDL). Medical Assistant and Medical Administrative Assistant Program Chair, Jackie Lee, and medical assistant student Stacy Beardmore worked with UPS in La Crosse as part of the company’s wellness program. “The La Crosse UPS contacted me wanting to
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Kids Drink 7 Trillion Calories?

A few months ago a friend questioned whether or not Michelle Obama should be spending time talking about reducing soda consumption for children. This friend didn’t realize how devastating this habit is, both for children and the future of our country. Katherine Harmon recently reported in the Scientific American that children consume upwards of seven
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Celebrating Seniors Through Education

Globe University – Madison East opened campus doors last Friday to area seniors to host workshops geared toward adults 55 and older. The hope was to celebrate the seniors by offering a variety of free workshops and a free appreciation luncheon. Staff, faculty, and students volunteered as greeters, guides, and presenters throughout the day.  25 area seniors attended the sessions which focused
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Smoothies for Science

Streptococcus thermophilus, Lactobacillus acidophilus, and Lactobacillus bulgaricus.  What do these bacteria have in common?  These were the bacteria used to produce the yogurt culture Madison East’s MA212 Microbiology class had on display for other students, staff and faculty to see and smell as they sold smoothies in the student commons on Monday, November 21st to raise funds for Sherman Middle School’s
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