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LEGS NEED WORK TOO!

A Leg Day Discussion By Tajon Dunn Skipping leg day is commonly known as a sure fire way to become an Internet meme. The sheer amount of websites and blogs dedicated to sharing photos of people with “chicken legs” is growing by the day. This is a problem that needs to be addressed and I’m […]

EBOLA HITS NYC

LIU reacts to recent Ebola patient and releases campus-wide Ebola update By ARIS FOLLEY In the aftermath of the recent discovery of New York’s first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus – a physician who recently returned from West Africa –LIU moved to update the campus community about the global pandemic in a press […]

GETTING DOWN TO THE CORE

A CRASH COURSE ON YOUR CORE AND HOW TO STRENGTHEN IT By Tajon Dunn Legend has it that R&B superstar Usher used to do 1,000 crunches per day to keep his abs in tip-top shape. It can also be said that the only reason Usher worked that hard was because he knew that 20,000 plus […]

CLEANSES 101: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Tajon Dunn To juice, or not to juice? That is the question. I’m sure we all have heard a friend or relative mention the state of euphoria that they’ve been in since they began their juice cleanse. They mention that their skin has gotten clearer and is even glowing. They say that their hair […]

STRETCH, DON’T STRESS

By Tajon Dunn Are you sitting while reading this? Stand up, quick! Sitting can kill you! Well, not directly, but take into account that the average adult spends 50-70% of their time sitting. In a study researchers cross-referenced those who sat most with a variety of health problems. There is an increased risk in a […]

GET IT RIGHT, GET IT TIGHT!

Photo Credit: exercisefitness.com TIPS TO LOOK GOOD AND FEEL GOOD. By Tajon Dunn Summer! The time of year when everyone flocks to warm and sunny locations. A time when judgment is never passed when people decide to wear, well, nothing. Throughout your summer, you have had the pleasure of seeing beautifully sculpted people prance around […]

LIU Brooklyn Dining Food Is “MHM MHM GOOD”…Maybe?

BY SIENNA JEFFRIES Whether it’s a 15-minute break in between classes, or during free time, students at LIU Brooklyn utilize the food options frequently on campus. However, some of the campus’s food options could affect a student’s nutrition for the better or worse. LIU Brooklyn recently received a C from People for the Ethical Treatment […]

The Real Deal: Killer Beauty…Products! What You Don’t Know About Your Cosmetics

By MAGDOLEN KELLEL MPH (C) Lead in lipstick, arsenic in eyeliner and cadmium in mascara? Ladies and gentlemen, listen up! Are you paying attention to the chemicals in your everyday cosmetic products? I hope you are, because the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not. The FDA does not require approval of soap and cosmetics […]

The Real Deal: Loving You To Death

BY: MAGDOLEN KELLEL, MPH (C) Is love supposed to hurt? Professor Tasha Valentino of Monroe College asked this question at LIU Brooklyn’s Master of Public Health program workshop entitled “Loving You to Death.” The program was presented in honor of National Public Health Week, April 1-7, 2013, which draws attention to important, but not always […]

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

BY: RALPHNIE EDMOND What is Gastroesophageal Reflux disease? Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a condition in which the stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus (the tube from the mouth to the stomach). This action can irritate the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms. Causes of Gastroesophageal reflux:  When you […]