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How Therapy Can Help the Wear and Tear of Daily Living

We perform repetitive motions throughout the day. Most of these motions are tolerable, while others might cause discomfort. Some repetitive motions catch up with us after years of overusing the same muscles or tendons. When we feel aches, pain, muscle tension and/or fatigue, it’s our body letting us know we are doing too much. It’s […]

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Support Available for Those with Alzheimer’s, Dementia

It is a rare person who does not know or has not been impacted personally by someone who suffers from Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. And often, a person does not quite know what word to use to define what is occurring. Personnel at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation in New […]

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Jerry Nabours

Where are We with High Occupancy Housing?

There is a lot of talk lately about high occupancy housing. You can also call it high density housing or student housing. It all comes down to a four- or five-story apartment complex with a lot of students in it. Here are some of the issues: Zoning – If a particular property already has the […]

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DrBagley

Football, Concussions….and You?

 Moviegoers who have seen the film “Concussion” know that the movie depicts a true story about a forensic pathologist who discovers severe brain damage in deceased NFL players during autopsies. The physician ultimately determines that the players died from a degenerative disease caused by long-term effects of repeated blows to the head – or concussions. […]

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Goodwill Brand Ranked First in Value

Goodwill’s mission is to put people to work. Our donation centers and the stores that resell those goods exist solely to fund the programs and services that break down the barriers to employment. It is gratifying to know that this purpose resonates with people, as evidenced recently by the release of the inaugural Brand World […]

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BrayanShanahan

What is Antibiotic Prophylaxis?

Antibiotics usually are used to treat bacterial infections. Sometimes, though, dentists or physicians suggest taking antibiotics before treatment to decrease the chance of infection. This is called antibiotic prophylaxis. During some dental treatments, bacteria from the mouth enter the bloodstream. In most people, the immune system kills these bacteria. There is concern, though, that in […]

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Being Mindful

This month, we discuss the second of my four pillars of self-leadership, mindfulness. (The other three are purposefulness, reflection and practice.) When I give talks on self-leadership, I usually have a slide that shows the inflatable “autopilot” from the 1980 comedy classic, “Airplane.” Why? Because the idea of an autopilot is a pretty good metaphor […]

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NAU Working to Best Serve Students and Community

Each new academic year brings a special energy to NAU and the surrounding community. The possibilities seem endless! Our students are as excited as we are to begin the new year. They are ready to take on the challenges ahead, and we are eager to continue the pursuit of innovation and impact. We are fortunate […]

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