“One hundred percent of living humans are aging every day,” said Dr. Lisa Hall. “But did you know that 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day? By 2030, 20% of the U.S. population will be older adults.” Hall, coordinator of the gerontology program within the psychology department at Missouri State University, explains how this demographic shift is changing … [Read more...] about Changing the perception of aging
When it comes to food and drinks, there are many questions about what’s good for you and whether you should change your diet. One of the top most contentious health debates is, “Is a gluten-free diet healthier for you?” Dr. Daniela Novotny, a registered dietitian and biomedical sciences instructor at Missouri State University, provides an answer to this … [Read more...] about Is a gluten-free diet healthier for you?
Nowadays, many people practice intermittent fasting, also known as IF, to lose weight and get fit. What exactly is IF? How do you do IF? How does this diet plan help with weight loss? Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, and Leah Brooke, a Missouri State dietetic intern, answer these questions and … [Read more...] about Here’s what to know about intermittent fasting
A new leader is just what the doctor ordered. The McQueary College of Health and Human Services at Missouri State University named Dr. Mark Smith the new dean. “Health-related careers are in high demand, and so are the degrees that open doors to those opportunities,” said Provost Frank Einhellig. “We sought a dean who would work with the faculty and with the health … [Read more...] about Dr. Mark Smith named dean of McQueary College of Health and Human Services
There’s a difference between “family hiring” and “kin preference,” according to Dr. Robert Jones, faculty emeritus of psychology at Missouri State University. He does a Q&A with Tharawat Magazine about the stigma of nepotism, the potential to trivialise its societal benefits and whether or not family businesses can practice nepotism … [Read more...] about Family hiring vs. kin preference