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Faces of LIFE- Courtney Bliese

As a small-town girl from Rice Lake, Wisconsin, Courtney Bliese grew up with two brothers, and she described her childhood as happy and “pretty normal.” She attended the University of Minnesota Duluth for her undergraduate, graduating with a degree in Mathematics and a minor in Chemistry. Her chiropractic journey and interest began when she started to experience migraines that led her to seek chiropractic care.

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Don’t Set Yourself up for a Fall- Fall Prevention Exercises

Did you know that every 15 seconds, an older adult is recorded for emergency room treatment due to an accidental fall?  The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress outlined five fall prevention exercise categories in their article “Exercises to Prevent Falls.” Intentional strength exercises make muscles stronger,…

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Possible Career Paths for Science Programs at Life U

Career exploration is an important part of personal and professional growth. For students who are enrolled in science-specific majors here at Life University (Life U), here is a helpful starter guide to get you thinking about possible career paths. For more assistance with career exploration, please contact Life U Career Services.

Academic News, August 2022, Awards, CCR, Chiropractic, Faculty/Staff, Features, ...


August 9, 2022- Representatives of Life University’s (Life U) Dr. Sid E. Williams Center for Chiropractic Research (CCR) recently attended and brought back two prestigious awards from the 28th Educational Conference and Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC 2022) hosted by the Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC). The conference was held from July 24-26, 2022, in San Diego, California.

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How a Natural Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Improve Health

When we talk about food, proper diet, nutrition and health, typically people worry about sugar, calories, sodium and fat. Yet there is another major factor that people should take into consideration, which is the potential for inflammation in the body. Inflammation is a natural healing response of the body, but like other bodily processes, it can get out of hand.

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Faces of LIFE- Olivia Porpora

Going into her collegiate years, Olivia Porpora’s initial plan was to continue on to medical school. She studied Exercise Science at the University of Delaware, and while completing her bachelor’s degree, Porpora decided that medical school was not the path she wanted to take because it didn’t align with her personal beliefs on what health care should look like. She had been seeing a chiropractor and “always thought it was a really cool profession.”

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The Way We Work- Student Employment at Life U

Student employment is the doorway to our student’s professional success and can serve as a resource for covering personal and academic expenses, a tool to promote time management skills, growth of job employment history for résumés, development of career readiness competencies and more! Life University (Life U) offers student employment for both Work-Study candidates and part-time student positions.

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Faces of LIFE- Luis Perez

As an only child from a Chicago suburb, Luis Perez was no stranger to the world of sports and, therefore, injuries and chiropractic care. He pulled a hamstring running track and field. He first visited a physical therapist but did not find much relief in that route, so his mom suggested a chiropractor. The chiropractor asked him about his college experience and future plans, and Perez was leaning toward physical therapy as a career path.