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As parents and caregivers around the country start to adjust to back to school routines, students are also adjusting. One area that impacts students as they return to the classroom is sleep. How much sleep should your student be getting? What are the benefits of getting a good night of sleep? What are the risks… Read More »
Whether it was from the classroom or the back of a cereal box, Millennials are probably familiar with the Food Pyramid. But when the USDA released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the pyramid was updated to MyPlate as a more eye-catching and less complicated model for healthier eating. Take a look at the two:… Read More »
According to a recent article in Harvard Health, people tend to lose bone mass at a rate of 1% per year after age 40. This can result in osteoporosis, with even simple activities such as bending over to tie a shoelace becoming a potential risk for a fracture. Unfortunately, at least in my networks, aerobic… Read More »
Earlier last week, Texas A&M Transportation Services announced a partnership with ofo, the world’s first and largest station-free bike share company. ofo’s is providing 500 bikes to service the 70,000 students, faculty, and staff of the campus of Texas A&M. “We are excited about collaborating with ofo and the opportunity this partnership brings to the… Read More »
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded a landmark study that supports a crucial component of the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines put forth by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The AHA and ACC guidelines state that high blood pressure should be treated earlier by changes in lifestyle… Read More »