Kresge Library

Healthy Spirit Day

Oakland University's School of Health Sciences, Department of Campus Recreation and University Human Resources invite you to attend the inaugural Healthy Spirit Day, Wednesday, November 10, 2004. The event will be held in the lower level of the Recreation Center from 11:00-2:00 pm and 4:00-7:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. The day will include physical therapy doctoral student presentations and demonstrations, health screenings, alternative medicine information and demonstrations, sample products, and more.

A keynote lecture will be presented at noon by Dr. Donald Bronn, Medical Director of the Early Warning Healthcare Institute. In this his second appearance at OU, Dr. Bronn will be speaking on the crucial importance of pre-symptom treatment to prevent serious cardiovascular and cancer development.

The Healthy Spirit Day is sponsored by Crittenton Hospital Medical Center and M. Rose Corporation.

For more information, contact Jim Pearl at

Full-Text Articles (available off-campus to OU students, faculty, and staff only)

Braunstein, Joel B. (2004). Lifestyle activity: exercise for the masses. Diabetes Forecast, 57 (5), p31.

Buckworth, Janet and Claudio Nigg. (2004). Physical activity, exercise, and sedentary behavior in college students. Journal of American College Health, 53 (1), p28.

Cantwell, Susan. (2004). Lifestyle coaching. American Fitness, 22 (5), p54.

Jancin, Bruce. (2004). Lifestyle dictates type 2 diabetes onset in teens. (Clinical Rounds). Pediatric News, 38 (9), p36.

Lifestyle-Alzheimer's links. (2004). Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter, 22 (7), p3.

Many patients can reduce serious risk factors with lifestyle changes alone. (2004). Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week, April 10, p47.

Minzel, David. (2004). Whole food therapeutics and lifestyle change in the treatment of cardiovascular disease in men. (Therapeutic Nutrition). Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, i253-254, p38.

Sullivan, Michele G. (2004). Blood pressure increases shown in children and adolescents; overweight, sedentary lifestyle blamed. (News). Family Practice News, 34 (12), p6.

The ABCs of food labels. (2004). American Fitness, 22 (4), p12.

Weisburger, John H. (2004). Lifestyle, health and disease prevention: the underlying mechanisms. Original Internist, 11 (2), p17.


Some Health-Related Web Sites

CDC ( -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, maintains this site that contains data and statistics as well as overviews on topics ranging from health promotion to genetics and genomics.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ( -- part of the National Institutes of Health, NCCAM is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science.

PDRHealth ( -- This is an online version of the respected Physicians' Desk Reference, with additional information on disease overviews, health and wellness, and clinical trials.

PubMed ( -- PubMed is the citation resource site of the National Library of Medicine and the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

PubMed Central ( -- PMC is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

WebMD ( -- WebMD is a free site offering medical information to complement the care you receive from your medical professional.

Created on 12/12/06 by 11/21/02 by Robert Slater / Last updated on 3/7/18 by Robert Slater
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