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HEALTHY LIFE: The truth about sun-caused skin cancer

We all have melanin, which gives our skin pigmentation. But some of us — because of genetics and ethnicity — have more than others.

In the past, it was believed the more melanin a person had, the less likely he …

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National acclaim for Dr. Teri Chenot’s nursing safety efforts

A Jacksonville University Nursing professor who has devoted years to helping improve patient care and safety is getting kudos nationally for her work and research.

Dr. Teri Chenot of the JU College of Health Sciences was invited to help plan …

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Dr. Christine Sapienza named College of Health Sciences Dean

Christine Sapienza, highly regarded throughout the country for her innovative work in speech-language pathology, has been named Dean of the fast-growing college. She began her new role May 28.

With her sights set on maximizing a new Health Sciences building …

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FIT LIFE: U.S. kids failing in physical activity

It’s that time of year for kids to bring home their academic report card. But what about their physical activity report card?The good news is that the first-ever U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth recently came …

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Public Policy Institute Hosts Healthcare Conference

Public Policy Institute hosts Healthcare Conference

The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion were under the microscope at the recent JU Public Policy Institute Healthcare Policy Conference, a forum that featured industry leaders discussing health care exchanges, spiraling costs, and …

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