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Ice bucket challenges might flood your feed, but the bigger picture is positive

Since late July, social media have exploded with videos of people pouring buckets of ice water on their heads in the name of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS is a progressive disease of the nervous system. Those with ALS experience a degeneration of motor neurons, the nerve cells responsible for communication ...

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Jump for Jude: Alpha Tau Omega’s 5th annual fundraiser generates $25,000

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu APSU’s largest yearly fundraising event was held on Friday, April 5. Alpha Tau Omega held its fifth annual Jump for Jude event at the Red Barn, benefitting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. This year’s event was presented in memory of Shelby Russell, a Clarksville teenager who recently succumbed to cancer. ...

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Nursing professors tell importance of checkups

–shamilton10@my.apsu.edu While a common belief is that women’s wellness exams are only necessary for those who are sexually active, medical professionals beg to differ. “I think it’s extremely important for your health to get regular exams and routine care, not just for your current health status, but for things you ...

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