Falwell gets fit

President loses 75 pounds Just 48 hours before the 2012 Commencement, President Jerry Falwell, Jr. experienced symptoms of what he later found out to be a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) — a miniature stroke. “There was numbness in my hand, my face started to droop, and Becki noticed that I was drooling,” Falwell said. “I told her I didn’t have […]

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Sodexo recognized

Liberty is ranked as the third healthiest college According to The Daily Beast and College Prowler, Liberty ranks third among the healthiest colleges across the nation. Reasons for the rating include the low use of alcohol and drugs, and healthy dining options, courtesy of Sodexo food services. Robin Quay, Liberty’s registered dietician, and other Sodexo staff are the masterminds behind […]

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LaHaye encourages wellness

Three-part health seminar allows students to learn simple steps for stress prevention from health professionals The LaHaye Student Union continued its Health and Wellness Series committed to keeping the college student’s fear of the “Freshman 15” at bay Wednesday, Oct. 9. The three-part series focuses on lifestyle changes that students can make to reduce stress with simple steps to better […]

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Fight the flu one shot at a time

Flu season has arrived at Liberty, and its brought its usual sniffling, aching and sneezing with it, meaning it is time for flu vaccines. “The flu season is between October and March,” Liberty University Health Services physician Dr. Richard Lane, M.D., said. Liberty students have been encouraged to get their flu vaccinations this season, as many students and faculty are […]

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The deal with vitamin D

Winter is just around the corner and that means one thing — cold season. But before rushing to the drug store to stock up on the usual tissues, cough drops and cold medicine, a person should consider one of the most important vitamins needed to stay healthy — Vitamin D. Vitamin D is key to many important aspects of a […]

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Shedding the stubborn five

When it comes to weight loss, there is nothing more frustrating than the last five pounds before the target goal weight. These last five pounds tend to stick around like the smell of running shoes in the back seat of a vehicle. It seems as if no matter how much effort the health enthusiast puts toward the shedding of these […]

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Nose knows: The power of smell

How mixing smelling and studying can help your grade Some people study with flashcards, while others prefer to study by reading their notes aloud. Study groups are popular on college campuses and a lot of people seek the help of tutors. Many students are hands on, and learn by doing an activity or experiencing what the textbook is attempting to […]

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