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Matthew Harber: Exercise Is the Best Medicine

You may not know Matthew Harber, but he wishes you a long, healthy life. The professor is an expert in aging well. His research helps health professionals develop the best exercise plans for lifelong fitness.

Collaboration Empowers Area Residents to Make Healthy Choices

As a community, Muncie and Delaware County have some of the best clinical care options in the entire state. Out of 92 Indiana counties, Delaware is among the top-15 leaders in providing excellent medical care for patients struggling with diabetes, hypertension, mental health disorders, obesity, and more. However, when it comes to health behaviors that […]

Nursing Alumna’s Mission: Better Care for People With Parkinson’s

Worldwide, people with Parkinson’s disease have Michael J. Fox advocating for them. Working closer to home and behind the scenes of the health care industry is Karen E. Springer. Karen, ’98 MSN ’02, is a nurse practitioner at Fort Wayne Neurological Center, where she has worked for 30 years. The School of Nursing graduate’s most recent project is […]

Ball State Students Launch Crusade for Cruciferous Veggies in Muncie Schools

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]hanks to Ball State University students in the  Department of Nutrition and Health Science , children in three Muncie schools learned about and sampled delicious, healthy vegetables in fun ways. Last Spring’s immersive learning experience Nutrition Grows on You! is one of many partnerships that mutually benefit students at Ball State and Muncie Community Schools (MCS). During a colorful demonstration at South […]

Student-Directed Cardinal Zumba Promotes Better Health in Muncie

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the past three years, Ball State student Anamarie Booher has taken three trips to Ecuador to job shadow local Ecuadorian doctors. Each trip, she found similarities between residents of that country and those from her hometown of Muncie. The 22-year-old senior found people suffering from dehydration, health issues related to a lack of physical […]

Outstanding Faculty Winner Shares International Coaching Knowledge With Students

Lawrence Judge, a coach, professor of kinesiology and prolific researcher, is honored for his work and leadership.