How Aerobic Exercise Affects Cardiovascular Fitness – Staff Health

How Aerobic Exercise Affects Cardiovascular Fitness     Exercise more, people say. It’s good for you. And they’re right of course, exercise is essential to good health. It brings with it many benefits, such as better moods, deeper sleep, and stable weight. But perhaps the most profound benefit seen when increasing the amount of exercise performed is the improvement in […]

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Some medical motivation – Gifted Hands

  Here is a little story about an incredibly wonderful physician. When I get the nursing students on their first day of rotations/clinicals, some are anxious, nervous, or scared.  Not sure if they can make another semester or term of school.  I have given them an extra credit assignment to watch this movie.  It is about a man who seemed […]

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Fan Page: Eric

Our featured fan today is Eric.  Eric currently works as an EMT for an ambulance company.  He is a graduate of USCD and plans on going to medical school.  He can sometimes be found at a skilled nursing facility playing his guitar and singing to the residents to brighten their day. Thank you Eric for being such a great fan […]

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Students be sure to get some time for yourself

 The holidays are coming, but so are finals etc.  Too much studying and not enough rest will not make you more productive, in fact it will make you less productive. German neurologist, Hans Berger found that the brain is always in a state of considerable activity, even when sleeping or relaxing. This is obvious as your heart keeps beating and […]

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