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Simple techniques can help you take better care of yourself

Relaxing in hammocks

In today’s world, it’s safe to say that the true meaning of self-care has been distorted to model something that it’s not. The run of the mill alone time and bubble baths seem to be very last year compared to …

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Attaining work/life balance is topic of BRCHS Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Joseph Maroon

Jacksonville University is about to be hit with a triple threat: Dr. Joseph Maroon.

The American neurosurgeon, author and triathlon athlete will visit campus to speak on burnout and mental health and wellness at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in …

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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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JU Partner Mayo Opens Life Sciences Incubator

Life Science Incubator

Jacksonville University partner Mayo Clinic opened its $32.4 million Discovery and Innovation Building last week which includes the Life Sciences Incubator for biotech entrepreneurs.

The Life Science Incubator offers help to design, launch and grow companies that have innovative and …

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Associate Professor’s Passion for Patient Safety Leads to Prestigious Nursing Credential and Two New JU Programs

With almost 40 years as a clinician, leader, and educator in healthcare, Dr. Teri Chenot, Associate Professor at JU’s Keigwin School of Nursing, has had her share of specialties during her career. Today, she lives and breathes healthcare quality …

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JU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Leader Named to JBJ 40 UNDER 40

Dr. Whitney George, Assistant Professor and an original faculty member of Jacksonville University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program stands among some of Jacksonville’s brightest young leaders. They innovate, serve, create, imagine, launch, enterprise, and blaze the way forward—and they’ve done …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Holistic Practices Meet Traditional Western Medicine

By Charles Harvey, MSN, RN, CNOR & Pam Rillstone, PhD, APRN, CNS-BS, FT

Ever wonder why some days seem worse than others? Maybe a recent doctor’s visit revealed a blood pressure higher than expected even though you feel that you’re …

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Expert Panel Explores Patient Safety Solutions for Victims of Human Trafficking at Annual QSEN Forum

By Sheri Webber

About one in four human trafficking survivors come into contact with a healthcare professional at some point. But some members of the medical community feel they lack the awareness, training, and collaborative network necessary to combat the …

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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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