• Car & Automotive

    U.S. News & World Report Announces the Best Vehicle Brand and Best CPO Program Awards | Press Room

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled its Best Vehicle Brand awards and Best Certified Pre-Owned Program award for 2022. The Best Vehicle Brand awards, evaluating 36 brands, recognize industry-wide excellence for cars, SUVs, trucks and luxury vehicles. By highlighting the best brand in the four major segments of the automotive marketplace, the awards help consumers narrow their search for a new car. Drawing on data from the U.S. News Best Used Cars rankings and each auto brand’s CPO program parameters, the Best Certified Pre-Owned Program award highlights the  

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  • Health & Fitness

    How the US Army’s holistic health and fitness program will prevent injuries

    It appears the era of “a couple of Motrin should do the trick” could be nearing its end in the Army.  “My sergeants major right now, they hurt. Their bodies hurt,” Col. Phillip Kiniery, the commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, told Task & Purpose last week. “I need to make sure that the next group of leaders and senior leaders in the Army don’t feel like I feel physically. That they’re healthy … I wish we thought this way when we were going up.”  The 4,500-soldier brigade is part of an effort to address injuries  

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  • Health & Fitness

    WVSOM’s Fit Kids program promotes nutrition, health and fitness | State & Region

    The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) Center for Rural and Community Health (CRCH) is working with a group of WVSOM students to host a series of Fit Kids events aimed at promoting nutrition and fitness among area children ages 6 to 11. The Fit Kids program began with a pilot event in May and continued with a welcome event on Aug. 22. Each session includes games and opportunities for education centered on a particular theme. Masks are required, social distancing is observed and parents must remain with children during the events. WVSOM students and CRCH staff will oversee  

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  • Business & Finance

    College Health Science Program Completions Trending Upward, But Nurse Shortage Continues

    More students are graduating in nursing and related health fields in Wisconsin, but according to a new study’s author, that won’t be enough to deal with ongoing health care worker shortages. The new Wisconsin Policy Forum study found bachelor’s and advanced degree completions in health science have gone up by almost 50 percent in the past decade in southeastern Wisconsin. At the same time, completions of certificate and associate degree programs decreased by 14 percent. Study author Joe Peterangelo said more hospitals are requiring nurses to get bachelor’s degrees. “In the past, it used to be very common to have  

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