To Your Health: Ways to Avoid the Itch of Poison Ivy
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
4d ago
The American Academy of Dermatology states the rash people develop after coming in contact with poison ivy is caused by an oil found in the plants called urushiol. The itching and blistering typically starts 12-72 hours after coming in contact with oil ..read more
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To Your Health: Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
1w ago
This is the time of year many people talk about memories being created: summer picnics, vacations, and reunions. However, it’s also a time of year to think about memory loss. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month ..read more
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To Your Health: NARCAN Boxes
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
2w ago
In 2022, one in 45 deaths in Missouri was caused by an opioid overdose. While there are no quick fixes for addiction, there is a quick way to save a life. Narcan boxes also known as Naloxboxes contain individual doses of naloxone, a medicine that blocks the effects of opioids and is effective in treating overdoses ..read more
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To Your Health: The Redhawks Nutrition Project
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
3w ago
When students are deprived of quality nutrition, their well-being suffers, and they are more likely to drop out. A recent survey at Southeast Missouri State University found 33% of our students met the criteria for food insecurity. SEMO nutrition and dietetics and higher education administration students recently worked together to change these statistics ..read more
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To Your Health: "The Freshman 15"
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
1M ago
College students are gaining weight. The phenomenon is so prevalent that it is known as the “Freshman Fifteen”. While, according to a study in the College Student Journal, freshmen do not gain fifteen pounds, they do gain between three and five pounds in one year ..read more
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End of Semester Special on “To Your Health”
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
1M ago
Student wellbeing is foundational to academic success. A 2021 study found positive associations between college students’ self-reported GPA and breakfast consumption, physical activity, and strength training ..read more
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To Your Health: Migraines
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
1M ago
The American Migraine Foundation estimates that at least 39 million Americans live with migraine, but because many people do not get a diagnosis or the treatment they need, the actual number is probably higher ..read more
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To Your Health: Safe Drug Disposal
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
2M ago
Do you flush or throw away unused medication? Or, if you looked through your medicine cabinet right now, would it be like a museum of your and your family’s past illnesses? Any of those options are not ideal. The three main dangers of these types of disposal include: negative environmental impact, poisoning, and opening the door to abuse ..read more
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To Your Health: Hope for H.I.E.
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
2M ago
April is H.I.E. Awareness Month. According to the Hope for H.I.E. organization, two to three in every 1,000 full-term births will be affected by hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, a type of brain dysfunction that occurs when the brain doesn't receive enough oxygen or blood flow for a period of time ..read more
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To Your Health: Music's Health Benefits
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by Dr. Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs
2M ago
Johns Hopkins Medicine reports, “Research has shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain as well as improve sleep quality, mood, mental alertness, and memory ..read more
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