Category: Health Sciences

Health Sciences programs are led by experienced health practitioners and professional educators, and offers a variety of online programs that give many students a jump start with substantial credit for health credentials. Check for stories about exciting ways Excelsior has enabled alumni to achieve their career goals in health care roles.

busy mom preparing healthy foods

I often hear from my clients and Health Sciences students that staying on a healthy path is difficult with the fast-paced world in which we live. As a busy working mom of three children under 3 years old (a 3.5-year-old and twin 16-month-olds), I would have to say that time is literally of the essence …

an example of how to do EFT tapping on your hand

When I was in graduate school for social work, every professor without exception emphasized the importance of self-care. I heard time and again that taking time out to relax, exercise – whatever it takes to manage the stress – was critical for success in school. My first thoughts: What time? Where is this magical time …

anti aging facial exercises

Changes in how we look occur naturally as part of the aging process, but fortunately, not all is lost in this battle! As is the case with many things, we do have some control over this process. Facial muscle exercises are not at all dissimilar to resistance exercise elsewhere in the body. As little as …

african american woman shopping for fresh vegetables at farmers market

Students juggling school, jobs, and families have limited time and resources to think about healthy eating. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive! Here are a few tips that I give to my students on how to eat healthy without breaking the bank:  Visit a Farmer’s Market Take a weekly trip to …

Carole Heaney, RN, Adjunct Faculty, School of Health Sciences Health and public health officials have long been tackling the growing numbers of chronic health issues responsible for high numbers of preventable deaths. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization, many deaths are related to non-communicable diseases, particularly chronic disease, …

By Anna Zendell, Faculty Program Director You might have chosen the health science field because you like working with people and want to make a difference. So why is a health sciences degree important? Here are several reasons: Health sciences degrees are extremely versatile. You can work in clinical care, management, health education, information management, …