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Optometry Professor Featured on WPLG

By mc2740 Kimberly K. Reed, O.D., F.A.A.O., associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry, was featured in a story on WPLG Channel 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger. The story focused on new equipment that NSU is using to detect macular degeneration years earlier than previous methods and how patients can slow the process by eating foods like spinach and taking supplements. Click here to view the segment. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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The Creation Station 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

– Main Library Creation Station The Creation Station represents the democratization of design, engineering, fabrication and education for all residents of Broward County.The Main Library Creation Station makerspace is a community center with tools that enable individuals to design, prototype and make 3D items. Makerspaces often include tools and equipment too expensive or specialized for most people to own, as well as provide a gathering place for like-minded hobbyists to create and collaborate. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Lunch and Learn with Howard Finkelstein ( Broward County Public Defender) 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

– West Regional Library Multi-Purpose Room 103 Join Howard Finkelstein as he discusses the now and then of race relations and the law and changes he has experienced as his time as a lawyer and Public Defender. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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FAU ranked first in the State University System in job placement of new graduate...

By Florida Atlantic University FAU ranked first in the State University System in job placement of new graduates! In 2013-14, FAU ranked first among Florida’s public universities in job placement of new graduates, with 70 percent of bachelor’s degree graduates finding full-time employment in Florida or going on to graduate study. Starting salaries averaged $34,900, $1,400 higher than the SUS average. Go owls! …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Book Club in a Bag 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM

– Weston Reference Desk Interested in starting your own book club? Join the book-club-in-a-bag program today! When you join, you will receive a kit that contains 10 copies of a title, and all the tools you will need for your own book club. To get started, please contact Linda Abraham 954-357-5304, or stop by the Reference desk. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Dania Elementary School Celebrates Grand Opening of Community Reading Oasis Room

With more than 1,200 books, reading-themed artwork, a listening center and a listening library, the Community Reading Oasis at Dania Elementary School provides a space for families to enjoy reading together and access to books to help build their home libraries. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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The Creation Station 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

– Main Library Creation Station The Creation Station represents the democratization of design, engineering, fabrication and education for all residents of Broward County.The Main Library Creation Station makerspace is a community center with tools that enable individuals to design, prototype and make 3D items. Makerspaces often include tools and equipment too expensive or specialized for most people to own, as well as provide a gathering place for like-minded hobbyists to create and collaborate. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Healthy Weight – it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle!

By wlchrist Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Balancing Calories There’s a lot of talk about the different components of food. Whether you’re consuming carbohydrates, fats, or proteins all of them contain calories. If your diet focus is on any one of these alone, you’re missing the bigger picture. The Caloric Balance Equation Am I in Caloric Balance? Recommended Physical Activity Levels Questions and Answers About Calories The Caloric Balance Equation When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight for a lifetime, the bottom line is – calories count! Weight management is all about balance—balancing the number of calories you consume with the number of calories your body uses or “burns off.” A calorie is defined as a unit of energy supplied by food. A calorie is a calorie regardless of its source. Whether you’re eating carbohydrates, fats, sugars, or proteins, all of them contain calories. Caloric balance is like a scale. To remain in balance and maintain your body weight, the calories consumed (from foods) must be balanced by the calories used (in normal body functions, daily activities, and exercise). Am I in Caloric Balance? If you are maintaining your current body weight, …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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