Global health

By Dr. Josh Palgi   Global Health has been defined as the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equality in health for all people worldwide. So, global health is about worldwide improvement of health, reduction of disparities and protection against global threats that disregard national borders. The major international agency for health is the […]

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Should I take dietary supplements?

By Dr. Josh Palgi   A dietary supplement is a product taken by mouth that contains a “dietary ingredient” intended to supplement or enhance the diet. Supplements help ensure that you get adequate amounts of essential nutrients or help promote optimal health and performance if you do not consume a variety of food, as recommended in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. More than […]

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Out with the old, in with the new

By Daniel Reyes   No it’s not just you. The Tower isn’t the same newspaper it was last semester. Everything needs a little sprucing up from time to time, and I suppose college newspapers are no different. When I was made Editor-in-Chief this semester, I didn’t want to just hold the lines of college media. I didn’t want to finish […]

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Freshmen do not fear, advice is here

By Dasia Brown   As the school year begins so many students are embarking on a whole new journey of life. From the freshman who has no idea how to wrap their head around this thing called college, to the senior who’s trying to figure out the world after graduation. At some point in time we all need a little guidance. Freshmen […]

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Wellness versus prevention or promotion?

By Dr. Josh Palgi   The current emphasis on wellness in the United States began around 1958 when Dr. Halbert L. Dunn introduced the concept of wellness. Wellness was viewed by Dr. Dunn as an ever changing lifelong adventure- much more than the absence of disease. In the 1960’s wellness was supported by President John F. Kennedy. The term “New Wellness“ had its […]

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How to look for a job

By Paul Blocklyn   If you’re a senior at Kean, you know the time has come for you to start looking for a job. Your job hunts will carry you from the relative safety and security of college life to the rough-and tumble uncertainty of the world of work. Looking for a job is a full-time job in itself.  At first glance […]

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