What is a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree and what does a career in social work look like? Dr. Amanda Keys, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and coordinator of the MSW program at Missouri State University, offers some insights to U.S. News & World Report (Education). … [Read more...] about What to know about studying and working in social work
There are no clear cut rules about whether or not you can drink alcohol while working out to prepare for a big race or an endurance event. But alcohol may affect not only your hydration, but also blood circulation to your muscles, and even your sleep quality. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, … [Read more...] about Can you drink alcohol while training for a big race?
Intermittent fasting (IF) continues to grow in popularity. It restricts eating to certain hours of the day or certain days of the week. What are the benefits and risks of IF for women compared to men? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, explains some of them to Livestrong. … [Read more...] about What women should know about doing intermittent fasting
With the elderly population growing in the U.S., loneliness among older adults is a real concern. Dr. Ruth Walker and Dr. Lisa Hall are psychology professors at Missouri State University, who specialize in aging. They share with Healthline some strategies older adults can use to keep loneliness at bay. … [Read more...] about How can the elderly overcome loneliness?
A secured credit card is a credit card that requires you to place a refundable security deposit, the amount of which becomes your credit limit, preventing you from spending more than you can afford to repay. Dr. Seth Hoelscher, assistant professor in the department of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers more information about secured credit … [Read more...] about What’s a secured credit card?