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Postnatal rehabilitation is a good idea

Postnatal rehabilitation is a good idea

French Social Security has been generous enough to offer “perineal re-education” to post-natal patients. This physical therapy is meant to help strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor using two methods.

Dunn challenges accepted weight loss theory

It is hard to believe that losing weight could be as simple as a 20 minute exercise regimen three times a week combined with a Mediterranean diet, but Assistant Professor of Move­ment and Sports Science Sarah Dunn has proven the truth of the statement.

Cell phone health risks debated

College students are concerned about the mounting evidence of radiation emitted from cell phones and the possible health risk that comes with exposure, at least according to an informal survey conducted last week.

Meningitis scare subsides

A fact of university life is exposure to diseases – including viral and bacterial meningitis, a serious illness that college age students may be particularly susceptible to. Earlier this month an e-mail sent across campus brought this risk of the disease to the fore, when the community learned that a student here had viral meningitis.

Facing, fighting the freshman 15

With late-night study sessions, busy schedules and the new-found freedom to eat and drink what you want, it becomes easy to gain weight. The freshman 15 is something that a lot of students are aware of but do nothing about.

More healthy dining options needed

If any University of La Verne student or faculty goes to Barbara’s Place or Davenport Dining Hall, they are presented with many hot food options. But if anyone was searching for a healthy option as to not gain the “freshman 15” or because they were on a diet, they would be out of luck.

Commentary: Being conscious of what you eat takes work

<i>Commentary</i>: Being conscious of what you eat takes work

As hopefully everyone knows, obesity is a national epidemic and sadly the bad eating habits have been passed on to younger people, including children. In a time of economic crisis, people are working multiple jobs to pay the bills and therefore overlook healthy eating as a part of their busy day.

Water is healthier choice

With healthy alternative diets sweeping the nation, many people are turning to juices and sports drinks as a substitute for water, but many times these sports drinks are as bad for people as sodas.

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer

Conditioning coach Matt Durant offers a quick 15-minute workout that delivers results.

Commentary:Lack of Leo Dollars prevents healthy eating

Commentary:Lack of Leo Dollars prevents healthy eating

On a college budget, and with the only food option being the school-dining program, I feel that the University of La Verne is trying to keep me overweight.

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