Maintaining a Healthy Life Style
Greasy fast food, sugary drinks, and lack of exercise have turned Americans into the fattest people in the world. Being overweight increases the chances of developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and high blood pressure. Choosing nutritious foods like low-fat meats, fish, whole grains, non-starchy vegetables, and colorful salads can extend your life and keep you healthy and energetic.
Common Health Topics
Nutrition - Food Pyramid
Hygiene - Bacteria, parasites
Exercise and Fitness
Oral Hygiene, healthy teeth
Viruses and Vaccines
Blood Pressure maintenance
Mental Health and Depression
Weight Maintenance and Diet
Careers in Health Science
Community Dentistry, Dental Diagnostic Science, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry, Cellular and Structural Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Radiology.
School of Allied Health Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Dental Hygiene, Dental Laboratory Sciences, Emergency Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Care.
School of Medicine
Anesthesiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Family and Community Medicine, Medicine, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Surgery, Urology.
School of Nursing
Acute Nursing Care, Chronic Nursing Care, Family Nursing Care.
Affiliated Schools and Colleges
College of Pharmacy, School of Public Health.
A good diet, regular exercise, and attention to hygiene is your best strategy for aging gracefully. Avoid fad diets and don't overeat. Our modern life style makes it easy to find many sources of food. Avoid junk food. Select a variety of foods to make sure that you get the nutrients that your body needs.