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Does Alcohol Keep You Warm?

April 12, 2012

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Does Alcohol Keep You Warm?

Yesterday in Cardio/Health, we were discussing the effects of alcohol on the body and brain when a student asked about drinking a shot of whiskey if you were trapped in the snow and about to freeze to death.  This student (along with a few others) had been given this advice at some point in the […]

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Is that like tachycardia?

February 16, 2012

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Is that like tachycardia?

A student in my 2nd Block cardio/health class yesterday asked an astute question while we were covering cardio vascular disorders.  After a quick description of an arrhythmia, a student raised her hand and asked, “Is an arrhythmia the same as tachycardia?”  I love it when students bring previous knowledge into the classroom and have it interact […]

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What’s Red and Black and Blue All Over?

February 13, 2012

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We were discussing blood pressure today in Cardio/Health class when a student asked a few questions about bruises.  What are they? Why do they change colors?  How long do they last?  What can you do to get rid of them?  While not exactly on topic as far as blood pressure goes, I thought I’d give […]

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6 Bananas a Day? How about 30?

January 13, 2012

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6 Bananas a Day? How about 30?

After a quick intro to wellness today in 2nd Block Cardio/Health, a student raised her hand and asked if it was good for you to eat 6 bananas a day.  It was clear that she knew someone that does this and she wanted to confirm that this person is crazy. I immediately thought of The China […]

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