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What stresses you out the most?

by Shantae Peace, Times Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Perspectives

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Stress is all around us

Stress is all around us

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Opinions, showcase

Stress is all around us. The first thing I do when I wake up is think about all I have to do in the day. It’s a list of never-ending things to do. I go from place to place, work to work, without much time to sit down and rest. In fact, most Americans are like me. We work more than ever, stress mounts...

What’s not to stress about?

What’s not to stress about?

by Shantae Peace, Times Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle, showcase

There is enough stress to go around for everyone. In this age of social media, stressors are dished out faster than many of us care to keep up with. From one swipe to the next lies the possibility of extremely devastating news. So, since stress is inevitable, the question is how do we manage it? How...

Diet Detectives helping with Halloween

by Times Contributor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle

Dear Diet Detectives, Halloween is coming up and I am having a Halloween party at my house to celebrate the holiday and I am at a loss for healthy recipes I can use. All I am coming up with are the typical festive desserts and I can’t figure out what festive, but healthy, appetizers/meals there are to ...

Diet helps prevent cancer

Diet helps prevent cancer

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle, News

According to the article “The Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in the United States” in Medical News Today from February 2017 by Hannah Nichols, the number one leading cause of death is heart disease. The second is cancer. Nichols said, “Anyone can develop cancer, but the risk of most types of canc...

Breast cancer has no boundaries

Breast cancer has no boundaries

by Liamsi Martinez, Times Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle, showcase

According to breastcancer.org., “In 2018 there will be an expected 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed for women in the United States. There will be an estimated 63,960 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer diagnosed this year.”    Men are also at risk of breast cancer, with ...

Positivity is key: My journey of survival

Positivity is key: My journey of survival

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Opinions, showcase

Remember that old adage an apple a day keeps the doctor away? That was something parents told their children to encourage them to be healthy.  Eventually as adults we learn that it takes more than an apple.  To live life to the fullest your health must be a top priority. I can attest to that fact, because after my b...

Hungry? Diet Detectives to the rescue

Hungry? Diet Detectives to the rescue

by Times Contributor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle

Dear Diet Detectives, School is starting and I am wondering if you have any tips to eating healthy on campus? I’m usually at school between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and find my stomach grumbling in class. I’d like some ideas on how to eat healthy at school. What are my options? Thanks for your help! -Kent...

Get friendly with your farmer’s market

by Charita Ford, Times Contributor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, In the Community, News

The days are long and the sun is going strong – summer is officially here. And along with all of the fun that summer has to offer – pools, picnics and sunshine – don’t forget your waistline. Students often have the desire to eat healthy and get fit but are short in two areas: money and time. B...

Students can receive fast care with MATC/Froedtert partnership

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under Health, News

The District Student Senate has approved funding for a new initiative between MATC and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin that covers walk-in care treatment for currently enrolled students, both part time and full time. Students can receive treatment for non-emergent illnesses and injurie...

The Healthy Slice

The Healthy Slice

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Health

Summer scorcher survival hacks Bill Nye the Science Guy said, “Having a fan blowing in is a good idea―but it’s not as effective as one that’s blowing out,” and for good reason. The summer heat waves are approaching fast and we need all the known and unknown tips reminded to us. Here is a quic...

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