Using Routines to Control Eating Behaviors

Using Routines to Control Eating Behaviors

10 Sport and Performance Psychology Tips for a Sustainable Body Transformation By: Conrad L. Woolsey, PhD, CC-AASP, CHES Both eating and exercise have significant impacts on neurotransmitters, the limbic system (i.e., addiction center of the brain), and hormones that have profound influences on how one thinks and behaves. Research on hunger and metabolism hormones such […]

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Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine News: Community members weigh in on health concerns

When the executive director for the Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine (NWCLFM), Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES, began her role, her aim was clear – listen to the community and find out what they wanted from the center. “We didn’t want to just start a bunch of initiatives that we thought would be […]

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October is Chiropractic Health Month

UWS celebrates and promotes awareness October is National Chiropractic Health Month, and as part of this national push to promote awareness of and celebrate the profession, University of Western States is participating in a number of ways. Throughout the month of October, UWS will join thousands of chiropractic physicians and institutions nationwide in promoting #PainFreeNation […]

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What is Functional Medicine?

Simply, functional medicine (FM) is an approach to providing health care that seeks to identify and address the root causes of disease. This approach focuses on: the patient, not the disease; the whole person, not just a particular body part or organ system; how the whole person interacts, responds and adapts to his/her environment, genetics […]

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Antibiotic Use in Food Animals – How this Practice Affects Everyone

On April 6, 2015, the Oregon Senate Committee on Health Care heard testimony from a number of concerned citizens and organizations regarding a bill that seeks to limit the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in Oregon livestock and poultry. Because of my previous involvement in this issue through Health Care Without Harm, I was one of […]

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Dr. Woolsey’s energy drink and alcohol consumption study gains attention

University of Western States (UWS) associate professor, Dr. Conrad Woolsey, is principle investigator on energy drink and alcohol consumption study Links the combination of alcohol and energy drinks to an increased incidence of drunk driving PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 9, 2015 – Conrad Woolsey, PhD, an associate professor in the college of graduate and professional studies […]

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Oregon Governor Proclaims October as “Chiropractic Month”

UWS brought chiropractic health care to Oregon in 1904 PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 22, 2014 –Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed a proclamation declaring October 2014 as “Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month.” The proclamation comes as University of Western States (UWS) celebrates 110 years of leadership in educating health care professionals. The university, founded in […]

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