My Capstone Experience

The main goal that Concordia College has for their students is that during their time in school, they learn to BREW – Become Responsible Engaged in the World. Part of the way that they do that is through their CORE curriculum, which requires students to get a variety of classes, even outside of their major…
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Clearance Of Beta-Amyloid Plaques In Alzheimer’s Disease: The Key To The Cure?

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a very debilitating disease that destroys memory and other proper cognitive functions. It can be really hard on families and friends of the patient. It is also tough because there is no known specific cause of AD, although there are some genes that have been found to show some susceptibility to the…
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Zinc And The Immune System: The Secrets Of Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a disease that affects about 1 in 68 children in the United States, according to an ADDM Network Survey from 2012. ASD includes disorders like Asperger’s, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, that all have slightly different levels of cognitive and learning impairment, variations in behaviors, and other…
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Concussion: Not Something To Be Taken Lightly

Kari grew up loving to ride horses. When she was 20 years old, she was riding and ended up falling off as her horse was going over a jump. She hit her head pretty hard and had a little bit of a headache and felt a little dizzy, but luckily she was wearing a helmet.…
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What Happens In Addiction??

It can probably said that everybody struggles with addiction. Not only the classic examples that often first come to mind of drugs and alcohol, but coffee, Netflix, sugar, exercising, chocolate, sex, pop, gambling, social media, etc. These are all things people may say they are “addicted” to. People become addicted to things because of the…
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