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Street Sledding Riskier For Brain Injury

Aug 24th, 2010

Although skiing and snow boarding are known to be risky sports, even sledding, especially when it involves kids, can lead to serious injuries.

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Vitamin D Affects Autoimmune Diseases & Cancer Genes

Aug 24th, 2010

Vitamin D is believed to have a role in controlling genes linked to major diseases such as certain types of cancers, dementia, and autoimmune disorders, new research has found.

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10 'secrets' you shouldn't keep from your doctor

Jul 27th, 2010

Hollywood got it right: It can be deadly to lie to your doctor. Your doctor "must know everything about you, even if the discussion feels a bit uncomfortable."

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6 Diet Trends You Should Never Try

Jul 27th, 2010

Before you even think about starting a diet to drop pounds fast, you should review this list of the worst diets around.

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Students win scholarships to study in China for summer program

Students win scholarships to study in China for summer program

Jul 13th, 2010

WKU students Sara Moody and Alyssa Surina are the recipients of scholarships from the Foundation for Asia Pacific Education. Moody received a $1,000 scholarship from the Foundation and Surina’s scholarship was $500.

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9 Surprising Allergy Triggers

Jul 9th, 2010

The cause of your sneezing, itchy nose, watery eyes, headache and a host of other symptoms may be more surprising than you think.

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Four WKU graduates receive Fulbright awards

Four WKU graduates receive Fulbright awards

Jun 29th, 2010

This year, four WKU graduates–Jennifer Dooper, Dawn Reinhardt, Eileen Ryan and Emily Wilcox–have been awarded 2010-2011 Fulbright grants.

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2 WKU students awarded Department of Defense SMART Scholarships

2 WKU students awarded Department of Defense SMART Scholarships

May 12th, 2010

Two WKU students Jacob Haven, a second-year student in the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science , and Brittany Logan are receiving scholarships which represent a combined value of more than $500,000 of funding over the course of the next four years.

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WKU student receives full scholarship to prestigious veterinary school

WKU student receives full scholarship to prestigious veterinary school

May 7th, 2010

Chase McNulty, a WKU senior from Owensboro, has been accepted at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and received a scholarship to cover full tuition and fees for the first year.

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WKU graduate selected for scholarship to study at University of Amsterdam

WKU graduate selected for scholarship to study at University of Amsterdam

May 3rd, 2010

WKU graduate Cassandra Warren will pursue a one-year master’s degree in gender, sexuality and society during the 2010-11 school year at the University of Amsterdam on the Huygens Scholarship Programme.

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It's time to spring clean your diet

Apr 29th, 2010

Spring has arrived, and with longer days and warmer weather comes a new crop of fresh produce.

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WKU student honored second time as Udall Scholar

WKU student honored second time as Udall Scholar

Apr 1st, 2010

In 2009, William “Joey” Coe and Patrick Stewart became the first ever Udall Scholars at Western Kentucky University. Coe, a junior at WKU, has once again been honored as the only Udall Scholar from Kentucky in the 2010 competition.

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Body mass index directly linked to ARDS risk

Jan 21st, 2010

As body mass index (BMI) rises, so too does a person's risk of developing acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), according to a Harvard-based research team.

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Chubby? Blame your kitchen

Jan 21st, 2010

The kitchen is the heart of your home, but it might also be at the heart of your unwanted weight.

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Study: Mood Improves on Low-Fat, Not Low-Carb Diet

Nov 12th, 2009

Australian researchers have found, diet low in fat boost dieters mood than diet low in carb. The result suggests there are some aspect in low carb diet that may have had detrimental effects on mood.

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Mediterranean diet cuts depression risk

Oct 20th, 2009

Mediterranean diet - not that fancy; very simple diet rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish can cut the risk of depression. Try it!

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One pair of dirty hands equals many infections

Oct 20th, 2009

A good hand wash is the key to prevent H1N1 flu and all other infectious diseases. One pair of dirty hands may ruine all the good works have been done. So don't forget to wash your hands, no matter how busy you are!

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Beer pong: unkindest cup of all?

Oct 14th, 2009

Now the H1N1 flu has another way to lay you low. No more beer pong. No weekend fun with the friends, it may give you H1N1 flu; which you don't want anyway!

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Chocolate, water blunt pain: study

Oct 14th, 2009

Eating chocolate and drinkig water has the same effect that blunts pain. But chocolate, as you know, has other consequences like weight gain and such. Drinking water has the same effect and zero consequences, now its your choice!

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Eating When You Should be Asleep! And More Sneaky Factors Working Against Your Weight-Loss Equation.

Sep 30th, 2009

Exercise and dieting aside, there are behavioral and biological factors, which have real influence on your weight. Know, what are they and how they are working against your efforts to control your own weight.

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