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First-ever Student Health Center to open this fall

Health Science Complex

For the first time in school history, Jacksonville University will open a Student Health Center to serve the healthcare needs of our students.

“As we endure a global health emergency, now more than ever, we are keenly aware of the …

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Exercise is Medicine recognizes University for efforts to create culture of wellness

Exercise is Medicine

Dr. Carena Winters, Dr. Kristin Alberts, Dr. Buffy Maetozo and Kinesiology master’s student Jackie Baldwin helped Jacksonville University again earn gold level designation from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine® On Campus (EIM-OC) program for their …

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Six simple ways to stay active while still social distancing

Tips for staying active

One of the unintended consequences of social distancing is how it limits opportunities for everyday physical activity.

You’re no longer walking from a parking spot to your office or classroom, to lunch or to a meeting. You’re not taking regular …

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Six Time Management Tips for Freshmen

Students study

Often, we keep piling small tasks on our schedules until items start tumbling off unfinished by their deadline. 

Before you know it, you bail on your day at noon, head to your room, transform into a human burrito and binge …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Are you sure it’s a migraine?

By Kathleen Kavanagh DMH, MSN Ed, RN

Have you or a loved one ever experienced a painful migraine headache that became more frequent and chronic?

Some causes of migraines include a family tendency or genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, weather related …

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RIVER LIFE: Reef-building in the St. Johns River

By Dr. A. Quinton White

The St. Johns River is a fascinating ecological feature of Florida. It is critical to the very fabric of Jacksonville.

I often sit in amazement while observing the impact of the river on our lives, …

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RIVER LIFE: The Best Time to Act

(originally published Tues., Jan. 1, 2019, Florida Times-Union)

By Dr. A. Quinton White

Happy New Year! Some of you may have noticed that River Life has moved from the last Friday of the month to the first Tuesday in the

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FIT LIFE: Can exercise become an addiction?

By Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Have you ever noticed a very enthusiastic exerciser at your gym – someone who hogs the elliptical or does multiple fitness classes in a row five, six or even seven days a week? Perhaps you have …

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FIT LIFE: Get a Grip on Health

By Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Not only is your ability to grab, hold, twist, pinch, and squeeze needed for many everyday tasks – it may also indicate how healthy you are and how long you will live. That’s the message from …

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