Liberal Arts: Thanks Concordia!

Featured Photo: Author It’s hard to believe that my time at Concordia is almost up. I knew that it would come eventually, and this is cheesy, but the last few years really have flown by. As I sit here typing and reflecting on my college experience, I am reminded that choosing Concordia was one of…
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ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s; What’s The Difference?

Featured Photo: CollegeDegrees360 What makes ALS different from Parkinson’s and even Alzheimer’s? Is it just me, or do these three diseases seem to blend together? I often have a hard time keeping them straight, and yet they are some of the more common diseases that are brought up when discussing aging. For me, Alzheimer’s is the…
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Possibilities Of Medical Marijuana

Featured Image by Author Medical marijuana has become one the most controversial debates. You’re either for it or against it, with very few people falling somewhere in the middle. But why exactly has this drug caught researchers, as well as health professionals’ interest? It all starts with the many therapeutic effects that is has the…
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Cutting Football Some Slack

Featured Image: Author Football and New Equipment As many people know, football has been under a lot of scrutiny in recent years due to its high prevalence of concussions. New rules and regulations are being tossed around left and right in order to decrease the risk of concussions and ensuring players’ safety. New helmets that are heavily padded have been presented in order…
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Overnutrition And Alzheimer’s Disease?

Here we go again, another blogger harping on the importance of proper nutrition and the consequences that accompany bad food choices. Nowadays, it seems like every health issue boils down to what we eat and how much we eat. Everyone has an opinion on what you should and shouldn’t eat, often contradicting one another. The…
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